Police in Dayton suburb find dead infant in trash can

The Montgomery County Coroner's Office performed an autopsy, but the cause of the death is still pending

Empty Crib

TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) – Police in a Dayton suburb are investigating the death of an infant found in a trash bin.

Trotwood police said the baby died in early February and the body was found discarded in a residential trash container in the southwest Ohio city.

They said the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has performed an autopsy, but the cause of the death is still pending.

Police said the infant’s mother has said the baby was stillborn.

Police said they will decide on charges after the cause of death is determined.

(Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s