North Texas mom accused of abandoning newborn boy in car seat


A 35-year-old woman remained in police custody Monday, accused of leaving her newborn baby in a car seat by a tree last week in Coppell.

Two delivery men found the baby boy on Thursday afternoon in this coppell font was a Said rescue, as temperatures were in the mid 40’s.

“Their actions likely resulted in the child surviving this incident,” Police Coppell posted on their Facebook page. “This is a great example of communities caring for communities. »

The baby, who was healthy, was placed with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. The child was placed with foster families, according to a TDFPS official.

His mother, Nicole Ndumbi, was arrested Friday in Dallas, according to Coppell police.

Ndumbi was taken into custody about 12:01 a.m. Friday in the 9700 block of Forest Lane in Dallas. She was in the Dallas County Jail on Monday in lieu of $10,000 bail.

The mother is facing a charge of abandonment/endangering a child, a second-degree felony, police said Coppell on Facebook.

Police have not released any information on a motive.

The incident began shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday when police responded to a welfare check in the 700 block of W. Sandy Lake Road in Coppell.

Officers said two delivery people found an abandoned child in a car seat.

When they arrived at the scene, police learned Coppell the drivers had stopped to conduct a safety check when they looked over and noticed the car seat with what looked like a child near a tree.

Pilots investigated further and determined it was a baby.

The drivers then called police Coppell.

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Star-Telegram breaking news reporter Domingo Ramirez Jr. has been in journalism for over 35 years. It’s the job he once loved.


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