Protests Break Out After Cleveland Police Officer's Acquittal

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A 16-year-old mom in Cleveland is currently being held at a Cuyahoga County juvenile justice center in connection to the deaths of her newborn twins.

She’s facing charges of involuntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence, and gross abuse of a corpse.

FOX 8 initially reported the story. They say the babies were found in a trash can on Ludlow Road. Police say the teenager’s mother didn’t know she was pregnant.

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From FOX 8:

The infant victims are twins and appeared to be born early at about 30 weeks gestation. The investigation is ongoing.

The babies were born a few days before their bodies were discovered.

To read the entire FOX 8 report, [click here].

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.