False Baby Dumping Report Nets Charges Against Reporter

Authorities have charged a Kirksville woman who reported another woman had given birth and put the baby in the trash. According to court papers, Kelly Fuller, along with her teenage daughter, claimed a La Plata woman had either given birth, or had a miscarriage, then wrapped the baby in a trash bag and put it in a trash can in the front yard of her home in La Plata. Kirksville Police and Macon County investigators found out the La Plata woman had never been pregnant.