Search for woman who abandoned baby at Tucson airport

  • Published: 09 February 2018
  • Officials are searching for a woman they say abandoned a newborn baby boy in the Tucson airport last month. The baby was left with a note pleading for help to find him a home. The Tucson Airport Authority believes the woman may have given birth in a restroom before leaving the baby on a changing table.

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Comments • 264

  • Rachel g
    Rachel g  2 months back

    Was this woman ever found??

    • john stafford
      john stafford  3 months back

      she was probably a undocumented immigrant

      • Mary Love
        Mary Love  3 months back

        This woman didn't even know she was pregnant and gave birth in one of the bedrooms. Per the note that was left with the baby.

        • L wood
          L wood  4 months back

          I m glad she didn't do like some do like throw the child out the window or worst

          • Debs B
            Debs B  5 months back

            The best thing would be to hand the baby to the hospital where it would be safe

            • Donnie Cameron
              Donnie Cameron  5 months back

              I wish i was there

              • Debbie Kent
                Debbie Kent  6 months back

                That happen to me when I was was baby!!!! I would love to find my mother.

                • Samantha Vanderhoof
                  Samantha Vanderhoof  6 months back

                  So sad...

                  • Tiger Steele
                    Tiger Steele  7 months back


                    • Nikki Ahmad
                      Nikki Ahmad  9 months back

                      really sad. god bless baby

                      • Mariayjosiah Munoz
                        Mariayjosiah Munoz  9 months back

                        How can a woman carry a child 9 months feel it's movements and just throw it away later i have 3 children and id die before i let anything happen to them

                        • Zinnie Boy
                          Zinnie Boy  9 months back

                          What I don't understand is, with all of the safe havens that people can take their babies to, why do so many choose to do anything but that? It doesn't make any sense.

                          • Lil'Monki
                            Lil'Monki  11 months back

                            I hope they find her and teach her a lesson. You would be HORRIFIED to know what can happen to babies in hands of the wrong people! She's a criminal!

                            • BDB
                              BDB  12 months back


                              • BDB
                                BDB  12 months back

                                If it were a man he would be charged with child abandonment.
                                Since it was a broad the media cues up the soft compassionate music. She can play the victim card because she said I’m sorry.

                                If they find her she deserves a beating, and prison.

                                • A good channel name
                                  A good channel name  1 years back

                                  Didn't any one notice a girl go into a bathroom no baby then come out with a baby

                                  • Amanda Mendoza
                                    Amanda Mendoza  1 years back

                                    Why OPEN YOURE DAMN LEGS

                                    • Food lover
                                      Food lover  1 years back

                                      If she can't rise then y she brought her baby in this world.think before do anything.god bless that baby

                                      • Beth S
                                        Beth S  1 years back

                                        Safe Havens want information....your name/identity/relation to the newborn, etc. Not so safe if you believe you never want to hear from or about your child ever again. So, it's only Safe till the kid finds you x number of years later. Just saying.

                                        • Superdupper Me
                                          Superdupper Me  1 years back

                                          Give me that baby I want more kids. Atleast she made sure he wasn't harmed

                                          • The truth is the light
                                            The truth is the light  1 years back

                                            I bet the child is biracial

                                            • HIJABme UP
                                              HIJABme UP  1 years back


                                              • Amanda Beal
                                                Amanda Beal  1 years back

                                                I don’t understand why people are saying she’s unfit. Atleast she didn’t leave him in the garbage. She cared enough to leave him safely & even left a note. She did the right thing. If she would’ve left him in the garbage or killed him then everyone would be saying bad stuff. Glad she chose this instead

                                                • Tamara Weber
                                                  Tamara Weber  1 years back

                                                  I don't know the circumstances that led to the pregnancy. I don't know what goes on where she lives or is she homeless. I didn't see her give birth to this baby. I didn't see the look on her face as she bundled the baby up and I didn't see her write the note. Is she the one that gave birth to this baby? Does she have the appearance of someone who has given birth? Is this her baby?

                                                  • Mary Love
                                                    Mary Love  3 months back

                                                    Right! Good point

                                                  • Any Body
                                                    Any Body  1 years back

                                                    Tamara Weber - Excellent point.

                                                • Xtina Nunyabizz
                                                  Xtina Nunyabizz  1 years back

                                                  She shouldn’t face charges, however she should sterilize herself.

                                                  • shordy boom
                                                    shordy boom  1 years back

                                                    This breaks my heart

                                                    • mary jeremiah
                                                      mary jeremiah  1 years back

                                                      Leave her alone....she did what she thought was right. She didn't abort him, she choose life, and that took courage. God is merciful.

                                                      • Priscilla Magdaleno
                                                        Priscilla Magdaleno  1 years back

                                                        She clearly stated she was unfit so why is this news and why are you looking for her? Focus on finding the baby a good home!

                                                        • MizzRivera86
                                                          MizzRivera86  1 years back

                                                          You know. .Ppl make me sick.Why have children? THERE ARE SO MANY women who can't or who struggle to have chidren!

                                                          • Mary Love
                                                            Mary Love  3 months back

                                                            This woman didn't even know she was pregnant and gave birth in one of the bedrooms. Per the note that was left with the baby. I dont think she thought things through clearly

                                                          • Mary Love
                                                            Mary Love  3 months back

                                                            She was just a child herself. We have no right to criticize we don't know her situation

                                                        • Maribel Figueroa
                                                          Maribel Figueroa  1 years back

                                                          It's so sad that at 20 yrs old she was not able to tell her mother or father that she was pregnant we don't live in the Stone Age anymore she probably wanted to keep her baby.and how in the world was she able to hide her pregnancy the only thing I can think of is she must be away at college.

                                                          • Miss Piggy
                                                            Miss Piggy  1 years back

                                                            The hand writing looks like a child's handwriting

                                                            • Danijela F
                                                              Danijela F  1 years back

                                                              Glad she left the baby in a public place where it would for sure been found and not hurt it!

                                                              • Jackie Ashley
                                                                Jackie Ashley  1 years back

                                                                Should of taken the baby to a price station or a fire station hope the baby it safe

                                                                • kh kh
                                                                  kh kh  1 years back

                                                                  Why do u need to find her?? She's not horrible.

                                                                  • Shelly Coburn
                                                                    Shelly Coburn  1 years back

                                                                    How are these woman supposed to know where the designated area are. Please just take care of the baby and quit spending time chastising the mom.

                                                                    • susan steen
                                                                      susan steen  1 years back

                                                                      Calling herself mom in the note...chilling. Leaving a newborn baby as discarded trash all the same. You think because she didn't put him in the trash , leaving a note makes her better? She left him like he meant nothing that's not a mom. She knew enough to birth a baby , she just didn't want to interrupt her flight plans by taking him to a safe drop. Not a decent person, not a good deed a mom would've done better by him. She chose not to be bothered with LEGALLY abandoning her baby. JAIL

                                                                      • Ryan Kittle
                                                                        Ryan Kittle  1 years back

                                                                        true dat

                                                                        • Beverly Thacker
                                                                          Beverly Thacker  1 years back

                                                                          So sad. But at least she did the right thing by leaving the baby in a warm place. She said she is unfit. But she has enough brains to leave the baby where he can be found. May God bless her.

                                                                          • LavenderOcean M
                                                                            LavenderOcean M  1 years back

                                                                            Stop making excuses for what she did. Grow up. She had 9 months to think about what to do with that baby.

                                                                            • Mary Love
                                                                              Mary Love  3 months back

                                                                              This girl didn't even know she was pregnant and gave birth in one of the bedrooms. Per the note that was left with the baby. I dont think she thought things through clearly. She was just a child herself. we don't know her situation and have no right to criticize

                                                                          • Dee
                                                                            Dee  1 years back

                                                                            He'll be adopted immediately. He'll have a good life. But, I'm still sad for them both.

                                                                            • dhope jjpin
                                                                              dhope jjpin  1 years back

                                                                              Give it back to her.

                                                                              Shiiiet... ain't that what people do when they see someone discard something that nobody wants. Give it back to the one who dropped it.

                                                                              • I love noodles
                                                                                I love noodles  1 years back

                                                                                Wow, how certain get things twisted.
                                                                                This was not the case when the story aired on the local news. National news vs. local news. When the story first aired on the night it happened on local news the only info was that a baby had been abandoned in the bathroom at the airport, that's it.
                                                                                Things that got added in, is that, this woman gave birth in another bathroom at the airport, then went to a different bathroom to leave the baby there. The local news and police didn't say the woman even gave birth at the airport. The city has made calls to the public to find out more info, like medical history and such about the child.
                                                                                Pray for this child please.
                                                                                Az Dept. of Child Services is a horrible place to be, alot of children have died in their care. Half of it doesnt even get reported

                                                                                • I love noodles
                                                                                  I love noodles  1 years back

                                                                                  Yes, hopefully he has. However, don't count on the news to report if or when it does happen.

                                                                                • OldSchool
                                                                                  OldSchool  1 years back

                                                                                  I love my Noodle I have heard that. Hopefully he found a home by now.

                                                                              • Thadwick Webb
                                                                                Thadwick Webb  1 years back

                                                                                Surprised more of these unfit mothers don't just bash the things head in.

                                                                                • hay wud
                                                                                  hay wud  1 years back

                                                                                  Watched another video where they didn't show her face but don't understand why this video showed her face

                                                                                  • Brittany Paarlberg
                                                                                    Brittany Paarlberg  1 years back

                                                                                    she did a good job. she left a more and left him in a safe place. someone was going to find him quick.

                                                                                    • Kelly Crouch
                                                                                      Kelly Crouch  1 years back

                                                                                      She obviously cared about the baby's well being and was wise enough to relinquish him, rather than try to keep him when she wasn't capable. Her note is sad. She was probably in shock and panicked! I am sure there are many adoptive families ready and willing to take him.

                                                                                      • Donna Little
                                                                                        Donna Little  1 years back

                                                                                        Why does her writing look almost arabic or something part english?

                                                                                        • Boom Shakalaka
                                                                                          Boom Shakalaka  1 years back

                                                                                          At least she didn’t smother the B.B. and trash it