An ‘Infant Found Dead In Yard Halifax County Home Of Hummingbird Lane’ Investigators in Halifax County, Virginia, found an infant dead in a yard early Tuesday evening.
Infant Found Dead In Yard Halifax County Home Of Hummingbird Lane
The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said it had identified the teen mother of the dead child — and the circumstances of the death, WDBJ reported.
Investigators have identified the infant’s teen mother and determined the circumstances surrounding the death, but are awaiting a full report from the Medical Examiner’s Office in Richmond to determine charges.
Detectives said they were waiting for a report from the state Medical Examiner’s Office before charges are filed.
Sheriff Fred S. Clark said that deputies were called at about 6 p.m. and found the infant already ready.
Clark also said that Halifax County Social Services and a cadaver dog from Black Diamond Search and Rescue were involved in the investigation.
Police did not say how long the baby had been dead or speculate about how the child died. They have not yet said where the child was found in the yard.
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