Parents charged after baby's body found in swing

by: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

ALTA VISTA, Iowa - Two Iowa parents have been charged with murder in connection with the death of their infant.

The baby was found dead in his baby swing on Aug 30. A medical examiner found evidence that he said that the baby had not been removed from the swing, had a diaper change or had a bath in over a week, The Associated Press reported.

Cheyanne Harris, 20, and Zachary Koehn, 28, were arrested this week. They were charged with child endangerment and first-degree murder in the death of 4-month-old Sterling Koehn, The Associated Press reported.

The baby was found dead in his baby swing on Aug 30. A medical examiner found evidence that he said that the baby had not been removed from the swing, had a diaper change or had a bath in over a week, The AP reported.

They will appear in court next month.


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