Infant remains found buried in Chesterfield

Infant remains found buried in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Police are investigating the death of an infant after remains were found in Chesterfield.

While responding to the 21400 block of Rutledge Avenue on Oct. 10 to serve outstanding warrants, police learned that an infant may have recently been buried in the Ettrick community, about 25 miles south of Richmond, near Virginia State University.

The remains are said to be male but have not been identified. They were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

A man who answered the door to the home where neighbors said the crime scene was said there may have been a miscarriage involved in this situation. Police have not confirmed that detail.

Neighbors reported seeing a large police presence on Oct. 10, but added police would not tell them why they were there.

Anyone with any information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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