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Woman arrested in child's death

An Albany woman was arrested early Saturday morning on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of her 3-year-old child.

An Albany Police officer stopped 32-year-old Rebekah Gasperino at around 2:30 a.m. that morning for a traffic violation. According to a news release, information developed during the stop that Gasperino may pose a danger to herself or to others.

So officers were dispatched to check the well-being of her child at her home in the 2000 block of Sun Place SE in Albany. During a search of the residence, the child was found deceased. No other children were in the home.


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