A woman accused of throwing her newborn baby over a bannister after it was born will remain in jail until her trial.

Amber Bowling, 21, appeared in court Monday requesting a bond reduction and home incarceration.  Bowling is accused of giving birth to a baby boy in December 2018 and then throwing him over her apartment bannister leading to his death.  An autopsy of the newborn showed a cranial fracture, brain bleed and broken ribs.  

Bowling’s attorney argued that she was not a flight risk.

Circuit Judge Oscar G. House gave a different opinion on the matter.

“This court considers her a flight risk and a danger,” he said.  “Motion is denied.”

Bowling will now return to jail and await her May 19th trial.

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