Mother in alleged kidnapping charged with attempted murder

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The mother at the center of an alleged kidnapping Thursday in North Carolina has been arrested.

Deputies said they charged Krista Noelle Madden, 35, with attempted first degree murder. Madden is expected in court on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Police say the 7-week-old baby was found safe about 8 p.m. Thursday in an Edneyville man's yard.

Authorities reported Madden said both she and the baby were kidnapped in Biltmore Park. Madden told police she was able to get away from the kidnappers but that they took her baby.

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7-week-old Shaylie was found hours later by a Henderson County man after he and his wife heard her crying.

Madden was being held in Henderson County on a $750,000 bond.