Colorado woman charged with kidnapping 6-day-old baby from Wisconsin

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 07, 2014 5:17 PM

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Colorado woman was charged on Friday with kidnapping after she allegedly took a 6-day-old baby from his bassinette in southern Wisconsin, federal prosecutors said.

Kristen Smith, 31, of Denver, was charged in a Wisconsin federal court after the baby was found in a tote bag on the side of a frozen Iowa highway, according to authorities.

(Reporting by Brendan O'Brien; Editing by Scott Malone)