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Yonkers Woman Accused Of Killing Newborn Considered Sweet, Shy

Jennifer Berry
Jennifer Berry Photo Credit: File
YONKERS, N.Y. -- Jennifer Berry, the Yonkers woman accused of throwing her newborn from a seventh-floor Bronx apartment, was considered soft-spoken by her peers and had worked for a number of social service agencies, according to The New York Times.

The death has investigators reopening an investigation into the 2008 death of Berry's son, which had been ruled as sudden infant death syndrome, the Times said.

A job history shows that Berry had spent much of her career helping others including those with mental illness and troubled children, the New York Times added.

Friends of Berry describe her as sweet and shy and very soft-spoken. Many could not believe she was accused of such a crime, said the New York Times.

Her last known job, which she left in 2013, was as a case manager for the Puerto Rican Family Institute, the paper reporter.

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