Troopers find mother who abandoned infant on New Year's Eve


January 13, 2022

JUNEAU (AP) — Authorities have located the mother of a baby found abandoned in a cardboard box in frigid conditions in Fairbanks last week.

A unit within the state troopers that handles major cases identified and located the mother on Jan. 4, and she was taken to a hospital for evaluation and medical care, troopers said in a statement Jan. 5. Troopers spokesperson Tim DeSpain said by email that she is a teenager.

“The mother is cooperative and at this time, her well-being and medical treatment is the priority,” DeSpain said.

The statement from the troopers said the investigation “in...

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