Body Of Missing Infant Found In Woods, Father Arrested

Family says body of missing 2-week-old found in woods

>> UPDATE: Father in police custody after 2-week-old baby found dead in woods

Volunteer search crews said they found the body of Caliyah McNabb in the woods in a duffel bag.

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Authorities had searched for the missing child Saturday in Newton County.

The baby's parents called 911 when they noticed she was missing around 10 a.m. They told investigators she was fed at 5 a.m. and was gone when they woke up.

Family members gave Channel 2's Chris Jose a photo of the child.

Newton County sheriff's deputies and search dogs were at the Eagle Point trailer park in Covington. The search grid was a 2-mile radius.

"I want my kid back, man. That's my child, man. I want my kid!" Christopher McNabb said.

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Family members commented on the loss outside of the home.

"She was so tiny. So innocent," said Caliyah's grandfather, Tim Bell.

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