Seeing this more with stories about horrible crimes, the legal status in the country is “undetermined as yet” although we likely know exactly what it is.
Via Breaking 911:
OXNARD, Calif. — On Friday, at 7:53 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to St. John’s Medical Center, 1600 N. Rose Ave, regarding a suspicious injury report. Officers arrived on scene and learned that a newborn infant was in critical condition with suspicious injuries.
Detectives from the Family Protection Unit responded to assist in the investigation. During the investigation, Detectives learned that the victim’s mother, Andrea Torralba, and her boyfriend, David Villa, strangled the victim until he was unconscious.
Medical staff was notified that the infant was unresponsive and, despite the efforts of the medical team, the infant succumbed to his injuries.