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Dalhart Baby Found In Dumpster Saturday

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A Dalhart resident found a newborn baby boy in a dumpster between the 1800 block of Oak Ave. and the 1700 block of Chestnut on Saturday evening around 7:00pm.

Lifestar was dispatched to the scene.  It is estimated the baby was in the dumpster for five to six hours.  The baby was taken to the hospital and remains in critical condition in the NICU.

The baby’s mother, Shonnie Smalley, 21 of Dalhart gave birth at 35 weeks outside a hospital facility.  She was arrested Sunday morning.  Smalley has been charged with endangerment of a child, a first degree felony. She is being held with a $50,000 bail.

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