81°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Baby in a bucket

3 years 6 months 2 days ago November 21, 2013 Nov 21, 2013 Thursday, November 21 2013 November 21, 2013 6:29 PM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Michael Marsh

PLEASANT HILL, MISSOURI- A man faces charges of disposing a baby's body in a bucket of cement.

Matthew Scroggs is charged with abandonment of a corpse and tampering with a vehicle.

Police say they discovered the bucket after a tip but went to his house to investigate reports of drugs and a stolen car. Officers saw the bucket in the garage when they searched for drugs.

According to court documents, Scroggs told authorities he put the boy's body in a bucket and filled it with concrete after the baby was stillborn in October of last year.

An autopsy is being performed to determine the cause of death.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days