Arrests Made In Hamilton, Ont. After Infant's Body Found In Basement
Hamilton police say they have arrested a man and woman after finding the body of a dead baby.
Police say they were called early Wednesday morning with a tip about “suspicious circumstances” at a home.
Investigators say that following that information they found a body of what appears to be a newborn child buried in the building’s basement.
A post-mortem examination will take place over the coming days to determine the cause of death.
The 34-year-old man and 24-year-old woman were charged on Thursday with criminal negligence causing death and interfering with a dead body.
Police say they expect to be at the scene for several days.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 26, 2021.RELATED10 Years After Cindy Gladue's Death, Ontario Trucker Found GuiltyDrunk Driver Who Killed 3 Children And Their Grandfather Granted Full ParoleAlberta Man Who Killed Girlfriend's 2 Kids Sentenced To Life In Prison