ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) – A mother has been charged after her three-month-old was found dead inside a suitcase.
Roanoke Rapids police said around 11:30 this morning they were called to a home at 107 Franklin Street to check on the wellbeing of a small child.
After searching the home, officers found the baby dead, wrapped in a blanket inside the suitcase which was discoverred inside a closet.
Synkel Davis has been charged with felonious concealment of death of a child.
Police don’t yet know how the baby died and continue to investigate the death.
The 34-year-old Davis has been jailed on a $15,000 bond and has her first appearance on Friday.