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16-year-old Detroit boy facing charges after 13-year-old girl gives birth in toilet

Teen charged as juvenile

DETROIT – A 13-year-old Detroit girl gave birth in a toilet Monday night, and members of her family said they didn't know she was pregnant.

Now, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 16-year-old Detroit boy on suspicion of having sexual contact with the 13-year-old girl.

He is accused of having sexual contact with the 13-year-old girl several times since July 2018. He has been charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct with a person between 13 and 15 years old.

READFamily of 13-year-old Detroit girl who gave birth in toilet say they didn't know she was pregnant

A preliminary hearing was held Wednesday and a pre-trial hearing was scheduled for May 20 at 1:30 p.m. If the 16-year-old posts the $5,000 bond, he is not allowed to have contact with the girl or any other minor child under the age of 16 unless supervised.

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The girl is heavyset and was still having periods during the pregnancy. She gave birth to a baby boy at a home on Edinborough Road on the city's west side.

The baby and girl were taken to a local hospital.


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