Teen ‘too scared’ to reveal pregnancy gives birth in secret then...

Teen ‘too scared’ to reveal pregnancy gives birth in secret then …


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A frightened schoolgirl who hid her pregnancy gave birth to a baby boy – and then put him in her home freezer to die, according to police.

The 14-year-old Russian, Anastasia, said she was “too scared” to tell her parents she was pregnant, so she put the baby in a plastic bag and frozen him to death in the family’s garage, in the home in Verkh-Tula, southwest Siberia.

Neither her family nor her teachers had realised she was pregnant, The Sun reports.

By the time the baby was discovered, it was too late to save him.

Novosibirsk’s region official Nadezhda Boltenko told 360TV that the girl’s mother had called an ambulance for the schoolgirl after hearing her screams.

She heard her moaning at night and thought her daughter was suffering from appendicitis,” Ms Boltenko said.

The 14-year-old girl was in fact bleeding heavily after going through labour on her own.

After giving birth, she placed the baby in a plastic bag and put him in the freezer in the garage.

In the ambulance, she allegedly told paramedics she had given birth, telling them where she had hidden the child.

The official working on the investigation called it a “terrible case”.

The schoolgirl is now in hospital in a “serious” condition, she said.

A neighbour who lived near the family allegedly said she wondered if the 14-year-old girl was pregnant, and mentioned this to Anastasia’s mum.

But the mum replied that her daughter had just gained some weight.

Anastasia Kuleshova, an official from the Russian Investigative Committee said “all the circumstances of the infant’s death” are being checked by detectives.

According to reports, the child’s father is aged 16 – and he and Anastasia had broken up in the summer.


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