Missing 6-Month-Old Found Dead in North Carolina Cemetary, and Her Mother Has Been Arrested

by San Eli News

Police discovered the body of a 6-month-old baby in a North Carolina cemetery this past Saturday just two days after the child was reported missing, according to officials.

The infant was identified as Chi-Liam Cody Brown-Erickson by the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiners according to a Matthews Police Department news release. Chi was found around 4:03 a.m. in the Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte.

Missing 6-Month-Old Found Dead in North Carolina Cemetary, Mother Arrested
Image via Matthews Police Department

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Chi, along with his mother, Tamara Jernel Brown, 30, were reported missing from the area of Matthews this past Thursday around 10 p.m. according to a local news station, WBTV.

Brown was later discovered Friday night and arrested in a separate incident in the area of Galleria Blvd, the release revealed.

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Brown was charged with common law robbery and two counts of assault on a government official, according to records on the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office website.

Police also reported that Chi-Liam was not with his mother at the time of her arrest, which led to officials issuing out an Amber Alert.