*A cashier working the night shift at a McDonald’s in Redwood City, CA. has been charged with attempted murder, felony child abuse and inflicting great bodily injury, according to prosecutors who said she attempted to flush her newborn baby down the toilet after giving birth in the restaurants restroom.
Sarah Lockner, 25, had been complaining of stomach pains throughout her night shift at the fast food chain. She went to the restroom on several occasions.
At one point, a concerned co-worker went in to check on her and saw blood on the floor, but Lockner explained it away as a heavy period.
When a second co-worker entered, she went into another stall and peered over into where the bleeding woman was. It was then that she saw the horrific sight: “…a newborn baby face down in the toilet bowl,” prosecutors said. Continue reading