Cops: Santos Elena Ruiz Solano accused of murdering newborn daughter in West Islip

Investigators say the newborn's skull was fractured shortly

Investigators say the newborn's skull was fractured shortly after birth and died at the scene. (February 21, 2014 3:50 PM)

A 26-year-old woman was arraigned on second-degree murder charges Friday after allegedly murdering her newborn hours after giving birth.

According to police, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano, of Central Islip, was working as a live-in house keeper in a West Islip home when she gave birth to a baby girl last Sunday. Police say the newborn's skull was fractured shortly after birth and she died at the...

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