October 5, 2012
Accused baby killer pleads not guilty
By Kevin Martin, QMI Agency
CALGARY -- The woman charged with murdering two babies and trying to kill a third has pleaded not guilty.
Meredith Katharine Borowiec appeared briefly in court Friday, where her lawyer, Jim Lutz, scheduled a six-week trial beginning March 25.
Borowiec, 31, faces two charges of second-degree murder in the alleged killings of two newborns, one in 2008 the other in 2009, whose corpses have never been found.
The genders of the children have never been disclosed.
The charges, alleging Borowiec "did unlawfully cause the death of newborn infants," were laid after Borowiec was arrested last November for allegedly tossing a third newborn into a Dumpster in the city's northwest 13 months earlier.
Police arrested her after a lengthy investigation following the discovery of a newborn boy in a Dumpster on Oct. 19, 2010.
Citizens found a crying baby in a trash bin, stuffed naked into a plastic garbage bag.
Borowiec remains in custody pending her trial.
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