Mother reported to have placed her dead baby in a freezer heads to trial

(WCJB) -- A woman who police say placed her dead baby in a hotel freezer in June is headed to trial.

Amanda Oakes, was indicted by a grand jury today on manslaughter and corpse abuse charges.

Officials say Oakes helped her boyfriend and child's father, Carlton Mathis, cover up the abuse of their child.

The couple traveled from Alabama to North Central Florida to escape police.

Mathis was arrested in Levy County after being shot during a police standoff, while Oakes was arrested in Alabama.