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Trial for woman accused of leaving baby in dumpster postponed

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The trial for the woman accused of dropping her new born infant into a dumpster has been postponed.  Purvi Patel was in court for a hearing on her case.  She is charged with neglect of a dependent in connection to the infant's death.

Her trial had originally been set for June 2.  The defense asked for more time to prepare, and the judge granted the request.  A new trial date will be set at a hearing on May 21.  This is the third time the trial has been postponed.

Police say she admitted that a baby found in a dumpster behind a restaurant in the University Crossing Shopping Center in July of 2013 was hers.
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