Mistrial declared in Springfield woman’s case

 

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – 24-year old Angelica Swartout of Springfield was accused of smothering an infant in an employee bathroom at the hotel where she worked and then putting the remains in a garbage can. She testified she only confessed because she was sleep deprived and not thinking clearly. And she testified she faked her pregnancy. The judge declared a mistrial and a new trial date has been set for April 16.