NJ exotic dancer wanted on charges of selling newborn in PA for $1,700
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Pennsylvania detectives say an exotic dancer who works in New Jersey made a deal to sell her newborn daughter for $1,700, accepted the money but didn't follow through on the arrangement.
Lycoming County Detective William Weber tells Pennlive.com that 22-year-old Keanaendigo James signed a notarized agreement in April to sell her daughter, who was born in July. She is wanted on charges of theft and dealing in infant children.
Detectives learned about the deal when the woman who agreed to buy the baby filed a small-claims court lawsuit in September trying to get her money back. James agreed to repay the money at an October hearing, but authorities haven't yet found her.
The baby is now safe with her father.
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