Samoan woman faces new charges in death of new born

A Samoan woman is facing serious charges over the death of her new born baby.26 year-old Seuta’atia Talata’ina was first charged with infanticide after the death of the new born a month ago.She is now facing two charges - one of failing in her duties as a parent to provide the necessities of life, and one count of abandoning a child under six years of age.Both charges carry jail terms of up to seven years under the new Crimes Act.Ms Talata’ina is due in court in two weeks.

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