2 infants found dead in Buckeye Shaker Square neighborhood, Cleveland Police say

Published: May. 21, 2023 at 10:10 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Police officials confirmed they are investigating the circumstances behind two infants that were found dead in Cleveland.

Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said police found the infants Saturday in the 2800 block of Ludlow Road, in the city’s Buckeye Shaker Square neighborhood, at around 7:20 p.m.

“The Cleveland Police Homicide Unit investigates all cases of child fatalities,” Ciaccia said.

Police did not say if the babies appeared to have suffered any injuries prior to their deaths.

Neighbors say the babies were found in a trash bin behind a house.

Officials confirmed the person who is believed to be the infants mother is being questioned by investigators.

It is unclear if the person is a teen or adult, or if they have been arrested and charged in the death of the infants.

Officials confirmed their deaths remain under investigation.

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