News Mother accused of throwing baby out of Bronx window is held without bail By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Updated September 30, 2015 6:31 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email A mother charged with throwing her newborn daughter out the window with her umbilical cord still attached was held without bail during her arraignment late Tuesday night, authorities said. Jennifer Berry, 33, was charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter for allegedly throwing the infant out of the 7th floor window of her boyfriend's apartment on Monday afternoon. The baby, who was only known as Jane Doe, was found in the back of the West 183rd Street apartment building and pronounced dead after 2:15 p.m., according to court records. recommended reading Major crime in NYC by borough The baby's death was ruled a homicide caused by blunt force trauma to her head and body, court records show. An attorney for Berry, who is from Yonkers, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Her next court appearance is scheduled for Oct. 5. But the little girl was not Berry's first child to die. In light of the new charges, prosecutors in Westchester are now reviewing the 2008 death of Berry's 2 1/2-week-old son, according to The Associated Press. The boy was found dead in the basement of her home, and a medical examiner ruled he died of natural causes related to sudden infant death syndrome, according to the AP. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.