Mom, 23, Facing Murder Charges After The Newborn She Dumped In A Trash Can Dies

Fri, May 20, 2011 1:26pm EST by 3 Comments

Dawa Lama abandoned her baby daughter at a New York hospital, just minutes after she was born.

The tragic tot lost her brave fight for life on May 18. Now prosecutors are considering charging her 23 year old mom with murder.

Dawa Lama claims she ditched her baby after keeping her pregnancy a secret, because she feared her mother would be mad. Now she’s facing far worse consequences.

Dawa was charged with assault by cops who found her sleeping at her Queens home shortly after her daughter was discovered. A grand jury will now have to decide if they can upgrade the charge to murder.

What a terrible end to this story. How should she be punished HollyMoms?

— Ian Garland

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