Woman charged in son's disappearance gives birth

Zinah Jennings gave birth early Friday. (Source: WIS)
Zinah Jennings gave birth early Friday. (Source: WIS)

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A mother on trial in connection with the disappearance of her son has given birth to a baby early Friday morning.  Zinah Jennings was taken to the hospital Thursday after the fourth day of testimony.

The attorney for Jennings, Hemphill Pride,  tells WIS that she was taken to Palmetto Health Richland by ambulance Thursday afternoon. She had the baby at 3 a.m.

Jennings' trial will resume Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.  Her attorney plans to ask for a mistrial when court reconvenes next week.

Jennings is on trial  for child endangerment in connection with the disappearance of her son, Amir Jennings.  The toddler has been missing since November.

Jennings has not told police where Amir is and investigators continue to look for him.

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