Lillian Alvarado to Remain Held at St. Elizabeths Hospital

For a second time, Lillian Alvarado was found competent to stand trial in connection with the death of her infant son. Alvarado, 21, is suspected of first-degree murder and one count of cruelty to children for the death of her son, who was never named. On November 28, 2013, police found the newborn floating in … Read more →

Lillian Alvarado Found Competent to Stand Trial in Death of Newborn Son

Lillian Alvarado was found competent to stand trial for the death of her newborn son, according a May 29 report from the the D.C. Department of Behavioral Health. During Friday’s mental observation hearing, defense attorneys asked Judge John Ramsey Johnson for time to evaluate whether they want to challenge the department’s findings and asked for … Read more →

Mother Charged with Newborn’s Death Found Mentally Incompetent for Trial

A judge found Lillian Alvarado incompetent to stand trial for the death of her newborn son after an initial mental competency hearing Wednesday. Alvarado, 21, will be held at St. Elizabeths psychiatric hospital. Police arrested Alvarado on Thursday, Jan. 23, after the District’s medical examiner determined that her baby was born alive last November, and … Read more →

Mental Health Exam Ordered for Mother Charged with Newborn’s Death

A mental health observation was ordered Friday for a DC woman accused of killing her newborn son in her bathroom last November. The mother, Lillian Alvarado, appeared in court to be presented with charges of felony murder and cruelty to children. She was ordered held on the charges because of their severity and also because … Read more →

Lillian Alvarado

Suspected in the Nov. 28, 2013 death of infant boy Alvarado.