SINKING SPRING, Pa. – A Pennsylvania couple is facing criminal charges after police found the body of a toddler, be deemed to be their 6-month-old daughter in a crawl space in their apartment.
The police went to their apartment complex in Springfield Township late Monday after a tip from a family member who had heard of the stories of the father about the couple, the child that died.
Authorities say the body was found in a garbage bag in a plastic container with cat litter, in a crawl space under the stairs to the second floor.
Five-and-twenty-year-old Shaun Oxenreider and a 27-year-old Samantha Trump are charged with hiding the death of a child, abuse of a corpse and conspiracy.
An autopsy is set for Thursday.
Oxenreider was held on $250,000 bond. His lawyer says that he is not the primary caregiver.
Trump remains in the hospital after the collapse, when the police came to her door.