IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A 19-year-old younger man has been charged in connection to the invention of an toddler discovered buried inside a field in a shallow grave behind an Iredell County dwelling, based on the Iredell County Sheriff’s Workplace.
Deputies stated on Monday, Sept. 6, they had been made conscious of a physique presumably being buried behind a house situated on Tomlin Mill Street in Statesville. The physique was reportedly introduced from a location in Excessive Level.
Deputies together with Crime Scene Investigators had been in a position to receive a search warrant for the house and situated a shallow grave on the property. Contained in the grave was a field that contained the stays of a small toddler, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
Alex Holden Finest, 19, was interviewed by investigators and supplied an announcement on how the stays got here to be within the grave behind the house.
Finest has been charged with felony conceal or fail to report the demise of a kid.
The stays have been despatched to the North Carolina Baptist Hospital for an post-mortem, the sheriff’s workplace stated.
Iredell County investigators had been in a position to get involved with Excessive Level Police who situated a girl in Excessive Level, who’s believed to be concerned on this case. She additionally gave an announcement to authorities concerning the stays, and the way they got here to be in Excessive Level earlier than being delivered to Iredell County by Finest, deputies stated.
Finest was taken into custody on Wednesday, Sept. 15. He was transported to the Iredell County Detention Middle and was being held on a $10,000 secured bond.
The toddler’s demise is being investigated by the Excessive Level Police Division because of the demise occurring there, the Iredell County Sheriff’s Workplace stated. This case stays energetic and ongoing.