Philadelphia (KYW/EN) – almost two weeks after a 2-year-old boy from Philadelphia was reported missing, police arrested the nanny and charged her with his murder. Investigators are still searching for the body of a child.
City parks, 24, is facing multiple charges, including murder and abuse of a corpse in connection with the disappearance and death of 2-year-old king of the hill. She was arrested early Monday morning.
“Death of a king of the Hill-this is an unbearable tragedy, compounded by the actions of the city parks. Families and communities of this precious child deserve to know how he died. They deserve the opportunity to bury and mourn him with dignity,” said district attorney Larry Krasner.
King’s stepfather, Marvin Reese, reported that he disappeared on the night of July 8 after he realized, parks, a friend who is caring for the baby for about two weeks, there was a boy. Police say the last confirmed that they saw the king was on the 5th of July.
With the help of the FBI, investigators discovered cell phone video that they say proves that the king was killed. They believe that the murder happened long before police were called about his disappearance.
Police parks developed as a suspect early in the investigation, saying that her story did not check.
“Nothing she told us was true,” said Anthony Voci, head of homicide with the district attorney’s office.
Many questions remain in the case.
“We have no mechanism of death king of the hill. We don’t know the date of his death, and we don’t know the place of his death, we don’t know where Ms. parks got rid of his body. But we know, based on the evidence we have that he was actually killed Miss parks,” said Voci.
The body of the king has not yet recovered. His mother, amber hill, said Sunday that detectives said her body could never be found.
“I can’t even get his body. Whatever she did for him, I can’t even get his body. It spoils my whole family,” said hill.
Police are asking anyone who may know where the baby’s body is in contact with them.
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