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Attempted Murder charge filed in bathroom baby case

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -
A mother accused of trying to flush her newborn down the toilet after giving birth now faces a charge of Attempted Murder.
Ashley Hautzenrader was initially charged with child endangerment tied to the May incident; police say Hautzenrader gave birth in a bathroom at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and tried to flush the child down the toilet, claiming she thought the baby died. Hautzenrader also allegedly told police she didn't know she was pregnant. 
Hautzenrader will be in court on June 17th, according to online court records.
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