Mother of Abandoned Infant Charged

Richland Co. (WOLO)– The mother of an abandoned infant is facing charges. Richland County deputies say 21 year old, Orenthia McCuller is charged with unlawful conduct toward a child after she admitted to giving birth to her baby and leaving him outside of a laundry room on a stairwell at the Enclave Apartment Homes on Broad River Road. Richland County deputies responded to Enclave Apartments on Longcreek Dr. just after six Monday morning when a concerned citizen called to alert them of the abandoned baby boy. Deputies say the infant was taken to Palmetto Health Richland where the infant is listed in good condition.

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