Autopsy performed on child found deceased in Carthage

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CARTHAGE, Mo. — Police are continuing to investigate the remains of a baby found in the backyard of Carthage home.

An autopsy was performed Monday and officers also got a search warrant to search the home.

The Carthage Police Department first got the call Saturday afternoon, after neighbors spotted the remains.

The body was partially buried in the backyard.

Due to the amount of decay, officers are uncertain how long the remains had been there.

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