Carlisle baby buried in teen’s backyard was a girl, prosecutor says

The baby Carlisle teen Brooke Skylar Richardson delivered in May was a girl, according to Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell.

“Newborn victim in State v. Brooke Skylar Richardson case will officially be referred to as Baby Jane Doe in future legal filings and proceedings, as testing has confirmed that child was a girl,” Fornshell announced this morning via Facebook.

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Richardson, 18, is charged with aggravated murder and other felonies for allegedly purposely killing the baby after birth on May 6 or 7, then burning and burying the body in the backyard of her Eagle Ridge Drive residence.

She is free on bond.

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