Punta Gorda baby found in freezer
By Cory O'Donnell. CREATED Jan 31, 2012
PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- Police in Punta Gorda investigate the death of an infant found in a freezer. Police were called to a home in the 300 block of Boca Grande Boulevard Sunday night, to help Jessica Smallwood. Smallwood was then taken to the hospital where she mentioned something to the staff which prompted them to call the police.
Police then went back to Smallwood's home where they made the gruesome discovery. A spokes person for the Punta Gorda Police Dept. said, "we learned more information that led us to this house, at which point the house was searched and a dead infant was found inside.
The infant was found in the freezer. "Smallwood has not yet been charged in the case and an autopsy is in the works on the baby.
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