Tatum's trial date set for 2010
The trial date has been set for a former UA student who allegedly gave birth in her dorm room and left the infant in a plastic bag, an official said.
Sarah Tatum , 19, will stand trial May 25, 2010, said David Ricker, Community Relations Coordinator for the Arizona Superior Court in Pima County.
Tatum was charged with attempted first-degree murder and child abuse.
University of Arizona Police Department reports said Tatum gave birth Feb. 23 in a bathroom at the Arizona-Sonora residence hall. Police found a newborn baby boy tied in a plastic bag at the foot of Tatum's bed.
Tatum appeared at a hearing before Superior Court Judge Richard Fields last week. Tatum is not currently being held but will report to pre-trial services until her trial date, Ricker said.
The baby was released from University Medical Center in mid-March and is currently in foster care.