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Father accused of dumping a child remains in bags along the railway line appears in court

Travis Plummer, 37, appeared in a New Jersey courtroom Friday, charged with desecrating the remains of 23-month-old daughter To’Myah Layauna Plummer, authorities said.

(Richmond Police)

A Virginia man who is accused of desecrating the remains of his 23-month-old daughter appeared in New Jersey court for the first time on Friday, reports said.

The federal authorities arrested Travis Plummer, 37, in Puerto Rico in April and extradited him to New Jersey on Thursday, Hudson County Prosecutor spokesman Ray Worrall said, according to NJ.com.

The remains of’Myah Layauna Plummer were discovered April 11 in two suitcases along the railroad tracks in Jersey City, the report said.

Richmond’s father appears in N. J. court to face the charge of desecrating remains of his 1-year-old daughter found in a suitcase along the track. https://t.co/Kc3nOaTgS4

— Times-Dispatch (@RTDNEWS) July 6, 2018

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that the body of the child was wrapped in a white cotton bathrobe.

A preliminary investigation indicated that ” Myah died outside of New Jersey, the officials said.

Family members last saw the child in Richmond, Va., in August 2017.

The police sought the public’s assistance in March to help search for the missing father and daughter.

Amy’s Place is a news editor and reporter for Fox News.

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