RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A 31-year-old woman accused of killing her newborn and discarding the baby in a Perris trash receptacle made her initial court appearance today. Brittany Suzanne Peevyhouse of Perris was arrested Friday following a months-long Riverside County Sheriff's Department investigation. Peevyhouse, who is charged with murder, appeared before Superior Court Judge Gail O'Rane, who appointed the woman a public defender and scheduled her arraignment for Nov. 19 at the Riverside Hall of Justice. Peevyhouse is being held in lieu of $1 million bail at the Robert Presley Jail. According to sheriff's Sgt. Michael Hamilton, the defendant was identified following a nine-month homicide investigation that began immediately after the infant was discovered in the 1700 block of Goetz Road,
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