Mother of baby abandoned at Davie fire station fights to get son back

Jessica Marquardt appears at Thursday court hearing

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A mother who was behind bars when her baby was left abandoned at a Davie fire station is fighting to get her son back.

Jessica Marquardt was in jail when she saw the baby on TV and later called the child's father who admitted he left the baby with a friend. That friend reportedly brought the child to the fire station.

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