Couple Charged With Murder After Infant’s Body Found in a Baby Swing

A coroner said that the baby hadn't been moved from the seat in a week.

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This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

ALTA VISTA, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have charged an Iowa couple with murder in the death of their 4-month-old son, whose maggot-infested body was found in a baby swing in the family’s home. Twenty-year-old Cheyanne Harris and 28-year-old Zachary Koehn were arrested Wednesday on charges of child endangerment and first-degree murder in the death of their son, Sterling Koehn. Court records don’t list attorneys for either of them. Their preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov.…