MADISON — A
Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in
Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures is about to
go to trial.
faces one count of kidnapping in federal court. Her trial is
scheduled to begin Monday in Madison. She could face life if
believe Smith kidnapped days-old Kayden Powell from the Town of
Beloit home where his parents were staying in February. Police
arrested her at a gas station in West Branch, Iowa, later that day
but the infant wasn't with her.
The West Branch
Police chief discovered Kayden the next morning hidden in a crate
behind another gas station about 500 yards from the station where
Smith was arrested.