Homeless mother arrested after dumping newborn

A mother has been arrested after she gave birth, wrapped the newborn boy in a plastic bag and dumped him in the trash, police said.

Sharon Ferguson, 28, was taken into police custody outside a liquor store in Greenville, South Carolina on Monday afternoon after the conscious baby boy was discovered inside the trash.

A family spokesperson said she is mentally ill and homeless, WYFF reported.

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