Nebraska teen tosses newborn to her death


OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – An Omaha, Nebraska teenager is facing charges after throwing her newborn infant from a second story apartment.

Sixteen-year-old Antonia Lopez is charged as an adult. Police say she had gone into labor in her bedroom, gave birth to a premature girl and threw the baby out of the window.

Officers called to the Kellom-Knolls Apartments near North 25th and Cuming streets found a woman holding and administering CPR to the infant in the parking lot of the complex shortly after 4 a.m.

Lopez had told her mother what had occurred and the teen’s grandmother went outside and located the girl in the grass. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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