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A mother who allegedly set her newborn baby girl on fire in the middle of a New Jersey road will be charged with murder, prosecutors said Saturday.

Police found the baby ablaze Friday just before 11 p.m., after a resident called to report a fire in the street in Pemberton Township, N.J., about 37 miles east of Philadelphia.

The baby was doused with an accelerant before she was set on fire, according to a statement from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.

The girl was airlifted to St. Christopher's Hospital in Philadelphia and died about two hours later.

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