Police: Grandmother found Cleveland infants dead in trash; arrest made

Published: May. 22, 2023 at 1:17 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Division of Police released new details Monday on the two infants found dead in the city’s Buckeye Shaker Square neighborhood.

According to police, investigators have made an arrest in the case.

According to a police report, the infants’ grandmother called 911 after discovering the infants dead in the garbage.

She found them around 7:20 p.m. Saturday on Ludlow Road near South Moreland Boulevard and Drexmore Road.

She told dispatchers her 16-year-old daughter, the children’s mother, threw them in the trash after giving birth days prior, the report said.

Officers tracked the teen girl to Bedford, where they took her to a local hospital for treatment, according to the report.

Police said the case will be presented to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office, and the investigation remains ongoing.

This is a developing story. Return to 19 News for updates.