Video: the moment an 18-year-old mother throws her newborn daughter in the trash

With incredible coldness, an 18-year-old young mother placed her newborn daughter in a garbage bag and tossed it into a dumpster. Alexis Avila she was arrested and charged with attempted murder and child abuse. He told the police that did not know she was pregnant until she gave birth to her baby in a bath in New Mexico, United States.

The video is striking because of the apparent coldness with which the young mother takes the child, hidden inside a black bag, and in a single movement throws her to the bottom of the metal container.

The events were captured on Friday, January 7 at 2:00 pm, local time, by a camera located between the Rig Outfitters and Home Store stores, according to the video released by the Hobbs County police.


Alexis Ávila, 18, gets out of a car and throws her newborn daughter.

Jo Imbriale, owner of Rig Outfitters and Home Store, said police asked her to review the video Friday night. He told KOB: ‘Something was not right, I saw the faces of the officers and they didn’t look right.

‘I said’ What are we looking for? ‘ and she says, «We’re looking for someone who threw a black garbage bag in your garbage can.» I turned around and said «Please don’t tell me it was a baby.»

Almost miraculously, the creature managed to survive. The baby was found alive and taken to the Lubbock hospital. Ávila confessed to the police that after giving birth she threw the minor there. At the time the baby was thrown in the trash the room temperature was 30 degrees Fahrenheit, that is, approximately -1 degree centigrade.

Police charged Alexis Avila with attempted murder and child abuse through neglect.

The woman was caught by security cameras.

The woman was caught by security cameras.

Six hours after the attempted murder, a woman passing by heard a cry from inside the container and managed to save the newborn.

A woman who was passing through the place managed to rescue the girl alive.

A woman who was passing through the place managed to rescue the girl alive.

«‘I can’t sleep at night just knowing that this baby was thrown into a dumpster like that. I’m sorry but whoever does that That’s evil. I have no words for that,» said the woman who rescued the girl.