New York woman arrested after remains of stillborn found buried in strangers’ backyard

one year ago

Watervliet news, New York news.

A New York woman was released on her own recognizance Tuesday after she was charged with concealing a human corpse, that of her stillborn baby.

According to Watervliet Police, an “exhaustive investigation” revealed that 23-year-old Kyleigh Sawyer was the mom of a baby whose skeletal remains were found buried in a shallow grave last summer.

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  • The remains of the stillborn baby were found outside the home of complete strangers and may have been there since 2017.

    The child’s father was cooperating with detectives. It is believed he was not involved in the crime.

    Sawyer reportedly told detectives that she panicked after giving birth and instead of seeking help, she got rid of the body.