A 16-year-old Wisconsin boy has been charged with killing an hours-old newborn he didn’t want to keep — shooting her twice in the head after burying her under snow, according to a criminal complaint.
Logan Kruckenberg-Anderson admitted that he and the baby’s mom — a “juvenile female in her early teens” who gave birth in a bathtub — decided to “not have the child in their life” after she was born on Tuesday last week, the complaint said.
The teen dad initially told investigators that he gave baby Harper to a mystery man he met on Snapchat who offered to help get her get adopted, according to officers’ testimony.
But he later admitted he’d actually put the crying newborn in a backpack soon after she was born and took her to into the snowy woods in the Village of Albany, the documents said.
There, he put the “nude infant child into a small area inside a fallen tree” and