ROANOKE RAPIDS,N.C. (WTVD) -- A mother was charged Wednesday after a baby was found dead in a suitcase, Roanoke Rapids Police said.
Police officers responded about 11:30 a.m. to the 100 block of Franklin Street for a wellness check on a child.
Officers searched the home and found the dead 3-month-old infant wrapped in a blanket inside a suitcase in a closet.
The cause of death is not yet known.
The mother, Synkel Davis, 34, has been charged with felonious concealment of death of a child. She is being held in the Halifax County Jail under a $15,000 secured bond.
Davis has a first court appearance scheduled for Friday.
The case remains under investigation.
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