Mother accused of throwing her dead child in the trash sentenced to jail

MARATHON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) A mother in Marathon County accused of wrapping her dead infant in a garbage bag and throwing it in a trash bin has been sentenced to seven months in jail with three years probation.

Zoua Yang, 33, admitted she gave birth to a child while staying with a relative last October in Wausau.

Police believe the baby was stillborn.

Yang was charged with child neglect and concealing the death of a child.

Yang's two children were removed from her home when files were charged.

They now are living with their father in Eau Claire.

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