Woman at Queens hospital says she disposed of her newborn: police

RICHMOND HILL, Queens — Police on Wednesday are searching for a baby's remains after a woman suffering severe abdominal pains arrived at a Queens hospital and allegedly said she gave birth over the weekend and disposed of the newborn.

The 23-year-old woman arrived at a hospital in Richmond Hill at about 2 a.m. Wednesday complaining of severe abdominal pain and trauma, police said.

The woman showed evidence of having given birth and told officials she delivered a baby on Sunday that was not responsive, according to police. The fetus was believed to be about 28 weeks along.

She allegedly claimed to have disposed of the baby and a search for the remains is underway.

Investigators have been scouring a sanitation building on Shephard Avenue and the search has spanned multiple locations in Brooklyn and Queens, including Ozone Park where the woman lives.