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Re: Polish baby dies after being thrown from window

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The father of a newborn who died after being thrown from a third-story window has pleaded guilty to a charge of murder, an official said Wednesday.

Prosecutors in Warsaw charged the girl's 40-year-old father with murder two days after the baby was found on the sidewalk beneath her family's apartment block in the Polish capital, said Renata Mazur, a spokeswoman for prosecutors. Rescuers rushed the baby to the hospital with multiple injuries but she died soon after.

Mazur said the father pleaded guilty to the murder charge and said he had been heavily intoxicated at the time the baby was tossed out the window.

The baby's mother and grandmother, both of whom where in the apartment during the incident, were not charged, Mazur said.