Wash. girl, father arrested in possible baby death
Associated Press - January 4, 2009 6:25 PM ET
PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) - A 16-year-old girl and her father have been arrested by police in Port Angeles in connection with the possible death of the girl's newborn baby.
A body has not been found.
The teenage girl was arrested for investigation of first-degree murder. Her 41-year-old father was arrested for investigation of concealing a birth by disposing of the body of the newborn in a city garbage container behind their home in Port Angeles. The arrests were made Friday.
Authorities told the Peninsula Daily News they were making arrangements to search for the baby's body in Port Angeles trash taken to a Waste Management facility in Tacoma.