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    West Fargo woman pleads not guilty to drowning newborn

    August 9, 2018

    WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A West Fargo woman accused of drowning her newborn child in a bathtub has pleaded not guilty to charges including murder.

    Thirty-six-year-old Ginny Lubitz is accused of placing her baby face-down in about an inch of water on May 5, killing the child.

    Defense attorney Kevin McCabe declined comment after Wednesday’s court hearing.

    Lubitz’s bail has been set at $500,000. She’s due back in court Oct. 10.

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