MILLINGTON, Tenn. (AP) — Millington police say they don't know whether a dead baby found in a ditch on Sunday is the missing 7-week-old Aniston Walker, but they have called in Memphis police just in case.
Millington Police Chief Rita Stanback told WMC-TV (http://bit.ly/1dXXUEr ), "I would say that it seems like the body has been there for some time. It's less than a year old, wearing a onesie."
Stanback said a motorcyclist who pulled over to the side of the road saw the body in a ditch on Singleton Parkway in Millington around noon and called police.
"Memphis police are on the scene, just in case this is the baby that is missing," Stanback said.
Stanback declined to identify the baby's sex or race.
Andrea Walker told police Aniston disappeared on Jan. 9 after Walker left the infant at home with a 3-year-old as she dropped her 5-year-old son off at school. Police did not find the baby girl during a search that lasted for three days.
Walker has pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated child abuse or neglect in the baby's disappearance. She is free on $250,000 bond.
Information from: WMC-TV, http://www.wmctv.com/