A BABY has been found buried in a shallow backyard grave during a child abuse investigation, according to reports.
Cops in Lubbock, Texas, revealed that a man, accused of aggravated sexual abuse, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.A baby has been found buried in the backyard of a home in Lubbock, Texas[/caption]
Officers received a report regarding an alleged sexual assault on May 30 and launched a probe.
During the investigation, cops found human remains in the backyard of a home, KWCH reports.
The baby’s body was found just after 9am local time the next day.
Metropolitan Special Crime Unit officers and forensic teams found the baby buried in the grave.
read more crime stories
It’s not known how long the baby was buried, or who it belongs to.
The remains were found as cops investigated the alleged sexual abuse of a different child.
Cops said the alleged abuse happened over a five-year period, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported.
Police issued an arrest warrant for the suspect, who hasn’t been named, as part of their investigations.
Most read in The Sun
Officers dashed to help emergency services as they responded to a call in southwest Lubbock.
The man was found dead inside the property.
Read More On The Sun
Cops said he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Investigations remain ongoing.
We pay for your stories!
* Read the full story...This article was originally published h
Who will be Next to leave the EU? Check out who is leading in our exclusive poll Poll