Body of 6-month-old baby found in South­ern Illi­nois

Belleville News-Democrat - - Local - BY HANA MUSLIC hmus­[email protected] HanaMus­lic: 618-239-2626, @h_­mus­lic

The body of a 6-month-old baby was found in Greene County on Wed­nes­day.

Po­lice had been search­ing for the boy since Satur­day, when he and his mother were re­ported miss­ing, a news re­lease from the Illi­nois State Po­lice stated.

The 22-year-old mother was found alive Satur­day af­ter Al­ton po­lice fol­lowed a tip to look in the 100 block of East Ceme­tery Road in Car­roll­ton, the re­lease stated.

On Wed­nes­day, po­lice con­tin­ued their search for the boy in a wooded area nearby. There, they found his body and it was taken to the Greene County Coro­ner’s Of­fice.

Two per­sons of in­ter­est in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion of the boy’s death are in po­lice cus­tody, the re­lease stated. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is be­ing con­ducted by ISP and the Greene County Sher­iff’s De­part­ment.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to call ISP Sgt. Jamie Brun­nworth at 618-484-7384.

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