Attorney: Baby in newborn death case was stillborn, accused mother Santos Elena Ruiz Solano was raped

Attorney Michael Brown says Santos Elena Ruiz Solano

Attorney Michael Brown says Santos Elena Ruiz Solano was raped on her way to the U.S. and that the child was stillborn. (February 21, 2014 5:40 PM)

The attorney for a West Islip housekeeper charged with killing her newborn claims that she is a victim of rape and the baby was stillborn.

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano, 26, was arraigned on second-degree murder charges today. News 12 Long Island is told the medical examiner's office determined that the baby had suffered "significant damage" to its skull.

“The baby had three skull fractures...

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