WINNSBORO, Louisiana — A Louisiana woman is being charged with attempted murder after deputies say she flung her baby out of a moving car.

The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Franklin Medical Center in Winnsboro Sunday to investigate after the baby arrived with severe injuries.

Deputies interviewing the child’s mother quickly became alarmed about the facts of the case.

“It was finally determined that this was more than an accident. This was an intentional act,” said Franklin Parish Sheriff, Kevin Cobb.

The intent, according to Sheriff Cobb, was to get a reaction from the father.

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