CALVERT COUNTY, Md. - A Prince Frederick woman was indicted on murder and man slaughter charges after two babies were found dead.
Calvert County Law Enforcement officials say they received a call in March of last year that alerted them to a deceased newborn infant.
The infant was reportedly found in a trash bag inside of the trunk of a car.
An investigation revealed that the baby belonged to Melissa Schrae Bowen (pictured above).
The car was sitting in the 5400 block of Hallowing Point Road in Prince Frederick. The infant was born sometime between October 2011 and January 2012.
A second incident occurred in Charles County on November 16 of last year.
Deputies found a newborn infant dead inside of a suitcase in the attic of a LaPlata home.
An investigation revealed that the infant died in Huntingtown, located in Calvert County. Police say Bowen transported the deceased infant's body the the LaPlata home.
Investigators believe that baby was born sometime in 2007.
The investigation led to a Calvert County Grand Jury issuing an indictment on Bowen.
She faces one count of second degree murder and two counts of manslaughter.
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