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Mother of dead baby charged with murder
Mother of dead baby charged with murder

The mother of a baby whose body was found in a remote area of Yolo County earlier this week has been charged with killing the child, whose disappearance prompted a frantic search in Northern California. Samantha Green was arrested about noon Saturday and charged with one count of murder in the death of her son, Justice Rees, authorities said. The boy's body was found Wednesday morning on the south bank of Ridge Crest Slough near Knights Landing in Yolo County. The child was about 20 days old, according to local media reports. The charges against Green were announced by Yolo County Sheriff Ed Prieto at a Saturday morning news conference, according to local media reports....

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