South Carolina newborn baby surrendered at hospital, in DSS care

Officials: Newborn baby surrendered at hospital under South Carolina’s Daniel’s Law

Officials in South Carolina say an infant was surrendered last week under Daniel’s Law, the state’s Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act.



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Officials: Newborn baby surrendered at hospital under South Carolina’s Daniel’s Law

Officials in South Carolina say an infant was surrendered last week under Daniel’s Law, the state’s Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act.

Above video: Your Monday headlinesOfficials in South Carolina say an infant was surrendered last week under Daniel’s Law, the state’s Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act.According to the Greer Memorial Hospital in Spartanburg County, the infant was safely surrendered on Thursday, July 7.The Caucasian baby girl was born that same day and weighed 7 pounds, 9.7 ounces and was 20 inches long.TRENDING STORIESSeveral cars damaged in Rincon Walmart shooting. Here’s what police know so farPolice: 1 person injured in Savannah shootingChatham Emergency Services responds to boat crash at Lazaretto Creek bridgeUnder the Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act, Spartanburg County DSS took custody of the child, and the infant has been placed in a licensed foster home.A permanency planning hearing will be held on Monday, August 29 at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg County Courthouse at 180 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.For more information on the hearing, contact the Spartanburg County DSS office at (864) 282-4730 or the Spartanburg County Clerk of Court office at (864) 596-2500.

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Officials in South Carolina say an infant was surrendered last week under Daniel’s Law, the state’s Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act.

According to the Greer Memorial Hospital in Spartanburg County, the infant was safely surrendered on Thursday, July 7.

The Caucasian baby girl was born that same day and weighed 7 pounds, 9.7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

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Under the Safe Haven for Abandoned Babies Act, Spartanburg County DSS took custody of the child, and the infant has been placed in a licensed foster home.

A permanency planning hearing will be held on Monday, August 29 at 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg County Courthouse at 180 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

For more information on the hearing, contact the Spartanburg County DSS office at (864) 282-4730 or the Spartanburg County Clerk of Court office at (864) 596-2500.