A teen mom is facing homicide charges after the body of her infant was found in her family’s backyard. According to the Dayton Daily News, Brooke Skylar Richardson was charged Friday with reckless homicide after her 2-month-old was found buried in her parents’ backyard in Carlisle, Ohio.
Authorities are treating the case as an ongoing investigation. Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell said the charge “is based upon evidence that the infant whose remains were discovered at the defendant’s residence in Carlisle one week ago today was born alive and was not a stillborn baby.”
In a complaint, Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandi Carter shared a timeline of the incident: “On or about May 7, 2017, one Brooke Richardson … did recklessly cause the death of another, or the unlawful termination of another’s pregnancy.” The body was found July 14, following a tip from a doctor’s office. Authorities are still waiting on a final