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Baby found dead at Lodi homeless encampment, mother arrested

A Lodi woman faces murder charges in the death of her baby after giving birth at a camp, authorities say Ebonie Allen, 23, was arrested after authorities found a dead baby on State Route 99 near Pine Street in San Joaquin County. The California Highway Patrol said in a release on Thursday. Allen went to Lodi Memorial Hospital on Wednesday and said she gave birth in the homeless camp, CHP said. Officers were contacted at approximately 4:47 p.m. and the fire department was dispatched to investigate the camp. Lodi Police told KCRA 3 that when officers and firefighters arrived at the homeless camp, they found a dead baby in one of the tents.” While at the hospital, CHP detectives interviewed the woman and determined she was responsible for the baby’s death. CHP said. KCRA 3 tried to ask authorities about what specifically Allen did – or didn’t do – to her baby that led to the murder charge. But the CHP would only say those details are currently under investigation. It is not known when Allen was born, or when the baby died. KCRA 3 spoke with Lodi House, a shelter and counseling center for homeless women in the community. “When they are fighting and there is no safe place for them to be, we hear about these tragedies, and it is very sad.” Lodi House program director Crystal Wright said.Wright said Lodi House takes about five women at a time, to help them get back on their feet. They help them find employment and care for children, and even provide mental health services through independent medical professionals. “It’s time for them,” Wright said. Although Allen’s exact condition is unknown, Wright said she believes Lodi House can help. He was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of murder. The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office told KCRA 3 that Allen is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon. Anyone with information is asked to call the CHP Valley Division’s Investigative Services Unit at 916-731-6300.

A Lodi woman is facing murder charges in the death of her baby after giving birth at a camp, authorities said.

Ebonie Allen, 23, was arrested after authorities found a dead baby on Interstate 99 near Pine Road in San Joaquin County, a California Highway Patrol official said in a statement. announcement on Thursday.

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Homeless camping on Highway 99, near Pine Street, in Lodi.

Allen went to Lodi Memorial Hospital on Wednesday and said she gave birth in a homeless shelter, the CHP said. Officers were contacted at approximately 4:47 p.m. and the fire department was dispatched to investigate the camp. Lodi Police told KCRA 3 that when officers and firefighters arrived at the homeless camp, they found the deceased in one of the tents.

“While at the hospital, CHP investigators interviewed the woman and determined that she was responsible for the infant’s death,” the CHP said.

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The CHP said Allen went to Lodi Memorial Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

KCRA 3 tried to ask authorities about what specifically Allen did – or didn’t do – to her baby that led to the murder charge. But the CHP would only say those details are currently under investigation.

It is not known when Allen was born, or when the baby died.

KCRA 3 spoke with Lodi House, a shelter and counseling center for homeless women in the community.

“When they are struggling and there is no safe place for them to be, we hear about these tragedies, and it is very sad.” Lodi House Program Director Crystal Wright said.

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The Lodi House provides shelter and counseling services for homeless women and children.

Wright said Lodi House takes about five women at a time, to help them get back on their feet. They help them find employment and care for children, and even provide mental health services through a private doctor.

“One of the biggest things we do is create that safe home environment for them and their children, and then we can start providing for them long-term,” Wright said.

Although Allen’s exact condition is unknown, Wright said she believes Lodi House can help.

“Really our focus is on helping women feel comfortable,” Wright said.

Allen was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of murder. The San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office told KCRA 3 that Allen is scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the CHP Valley Division’s Investigative Services Unit at 916-731-6300.

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