Raul Ramos, 52, and Adriana Hernandez, 32, were arrested on Friday. They’ve been charged with three counts each of child abuse or neglect and one count of destroying or concealing evidence, North Las Vegas Police said.
The coroner’s office has not yet revealed the cause or manner of death of the infant, but police said the baby did not have any visible injuries.
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The baby’s body was found Sunday in a dumpster in a dumpster in the 2500 block of Carroll Street in North Las Vegas, as CrimeOnline previously reported.
Baby toys are surrounding the dumpster where North Las Vegas Police found a newborn baby boy’s body Sunday morning. Police are asking the public to check on their nephews & grandchildren and to report anything suspicious. Tune in at 6:00 to hear from residents @News3LV @NLVPD pic.twitter.com/nVTV8m54BF
— Gabby Hart (@GabbyNews3LV) January 21, 2020
Ramos and Hernandez are set to appear in court on January 29, according to 8 News Now.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111 or Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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[Featured image: Raul Ramos and Adriana Hernandez/North Las Vegas Police Department]