Baby discovered buried in backyard was stillborn, parents say
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Baby discovered buried in backyard was stillborn, parents say


MARK: TONIGHT– WE’RE GETTING A BETTER IDEA OF WHEN POLICE SAY A BABY WAS BURIED IN THE BACKYARD OF RIVERSIDE HOME. OFFICERS BRIEFED US ON THEIR INVESTIGATION.. SAYING THE PARENTS OF THE CHILD áAREá COOPERATING WITH THEM. 2 NEWS REPORTER DANA SMITH JOINS US NOW WITH NEW INFORMATION ON WHAT THE PARENTS HAVE TOLD POLICE. DANA: DANA: POLICE SAY THE PARENTS OF THE BABY TOLD THEM THE INFANT WAS STILLBORN IN THEIR HOME, BACK IN DECEMBER. THEY THEN MADE THE DECISION TO BURY THE INFANT IN THE BACKYARD. THE INFANT WAS DISCOVERED DEAD AND BURIED OUTSIDE THIS RICHLAND AVENUE HOME, SUNDAY NIGHT.”VERY SCARY. I HAVE TWO CHILDREN OF MY OWN. JUST THE THOUGHT OF A PRECIOUS BABY GIRL BEING FOUND BURIED IN HER BACKYARD IS HEART-WRENCHING.” NEIGHBORS SAY THEY NEVER EXPECTED SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN.DETECTIVES SAY THEY’RE STILL WORKING TO FIGURE OUT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED.”AN INFANT WAS BORN. BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN BORN ON DECEMBER 21ST 2017. A STILLLBORN. AND THEN IT WAS BURIED IN THE BACKYARD BY THE PARENTS.”MAJOR ADAM COLON SAID THE PARENTS TOLD POLICE THEY DIDN’T KNOW THEY WERE PREGNANT. AND HE COULDN’T SAY IF THE INFANT WAS PREMATURE – OR NOT. MAJOR ADAM COLON/RIVERSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT:”WE’RE ONLY 72 HOURS INTO THIS INVESTIGATION. THERE’S LOTS OF FOLLOW UP WITH POTENTIAL WITNESSES. THE PARENTS ARE COOPERATIVE AT THIS CURRENT TIME, AND WE HOPE THEY REMAIN COOPERATIVE WITH US.”THE INFANT WAS TAKEN TO THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY CORONER. COLON SAY THEY’RE STILL WAITING FOR THE RESULTS OF THE AUTOPSY.AS OF RIGHT NOW, THEY’RE INVESTIGATING THE CASE AS AN ABUSE OF A CORPSE.MAJOR ADAM COLON/RIVERSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT:”THAT’S A CRIME IN ITSELF FOR BURYING A BABY OR A CORPSE IN A BACKYARD.”NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AT THIS TIME.POLICE WERE ALERTED TO THE BURIED INFANT ON AN ANONYMOUS TIP.”IT WAS REALLY SHOCKING. I COULDN’T BELIEVE IT. I CALLED MY BROTHER AND SAID ‘HEY-THERE WAS A BABY FOUND IN THE BACKYARD NEXT TO’ – MY BROTHER USED TO LIVE IN THE HOUSE NEXT TO IT.”BUTTED: “STUFF LIKE THAT DOESN’T HAPPEN AROUND HERE, VERY MUCH.

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