CALVERT COUNTY (WUSA9) -- A Maryland woman has been charged after two newborn babies were found dead, officials said.
Melissa Schrae Bowen had an indictment issued for one count of 2nd degree murder and two counts of man slaughter, officials said.
On March 8, 2012 a dead newborn infant was found in a trash bag within a trunk of a vehicle at 5442 Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick. The newborn was found to be born between October 2011 and January 2012 and was Bowen's child. On November 16, 2012, officials found a deceased newborn infant inside a suitcase in an attic at a home in La Plata. Upon further investigation, it was found that the infant was taken by Bowen to that home. The second baby found was believed to have been born between January 2007 and December 2007, officials said.