子供の母親, アズラディーフランス, 31, was also charged by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy with first-degree child abuse, torture and concealing a death, which are all felonies, 当局者は言った.
France was arraigned Sunday and pleaded not guilty, the prosecutor’s office told CNN.
The child’s body was discovered early Friday after police officers responded to the home to conduct a wellness check
, Detroit Police Chief James White said at a 記者会見
金曜日. The officers found the child’s body decomposing in a freezer
Investigators said they are unsure at this point how long the child’s body was in the freezer or when or how he may have died. The medical examiner’s office ruled the boy’s death a homicide, 警察は言った.
“The alleged facts in this case have astounded even the seriously jaded,” Worthy said in a statement.
Five other children who lived in the house were checked at a hospital and were being placed into custody of Child Protective Services, 警察は言った.
France remains in custody, and her next hearing is scheduled for July 8, the prosecutor’s office said.