Ohio woman awaiting trial in son’s death gives birth in jail


CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman awaiting trial in the death of her 5-year-old developmentally disabled son whose body was found buried in the back yard of a Cleveland home has given birth for the 10th time.

Cleveland.com reports Larissa Rodriguez, 34, was taken to a hospital from the Cuyahoga County Jail where she gave birth to a daughter April 27. The county has taken temporary custody of the infant.

Rodriguez and her boyfriend, 36-year-old Christopher Rodriguez, have been indicted on murder, felonious assault and abuse of a corpse charges in the death of Jordan Rodriguez. Both have pleaded not guilty.

Authorities in December found the boy’s body buried in bags in the yard of the child’s home.

Court documents say Larissa Rodriguez told police she and her boyfriend buried Jordan after finding him unresponsive.

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