15-day-old baby found dead in Newton County

15-day-old baby found dead in Newton County

15-day-old baby found dead in Newton County

She was then put back to bed with her 2-year-old sister in the back of their home at a mobile park in Covington, Georgia, WGCL in Atlanta reported.

"I was only two weeks old", reads the poem, written in Caliyah's point of view.

WSB-TV reports search crews found the body of Caliyah McNabb in the woods in a duffel bag.

Caliyah's parents, Chris and Courtney Bell, called police after they noticed their daughter had disappeared Saturday morning.

A search party has been organized and they're now canvassing a wooded area near the home for the baby.

Christopher McNabb, the child's father, reportedly jumped out of a vehicle and ran away Sunday afternoon when authorities reported they had found the child's body.

An official with Newton County Sheriff's Office told The Covington News the baby was found "wrapped up in some cloth under a log".

He allegedly jumped out of the auto at the intersection of Highway 36 and Covington By-Pass Road and ran away.

He is now the only person being named a person of interest in his daughter's death. The father, 27, was apprehended hours after the baby's body was found and charged with a probation violation involving a burglary.

Bell was taken to police headquarters where she gave a statement, however she has not been named a person of interest in the case.

A cause of death has not yet been determined, but results from an autopsy were expected to be released Tuesday, according to the Covington News.

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