This 19-year-old delivered her baby at home.
She beat on the infant.
She strangled the infant.
After the child died, Ms. Leon placed the body in a plastic tupperware-style container.
This container and its contents were found by police during a house-wide search was conducted.
Ms. Leon’s visit to a local hospital apparently alerted the staff, who immediately recognized her recent childbirth and that the possibility existed that not all was as it should be.