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Dead infant found in crawl space of Pennsylvania home, parents charged

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SINKING SPRING, Pa. -

A Pennsylvania couple is facing criminal charges after police found the body of an infant believed to be their 6-month-old daughter in a crawl space at their apartment.
  
Police went to their apartment complex in Springfield Township late Monday on a tip from a relative who had heard stories from the father about the couple's child having died.
  
Authorities say the body was found in a trash bag in a plastic container filled with cat litter, in a crawl space under steps leading to the second floor.
  
Twenty-five-year-old Shaun Oxenreider and 27-year-old Samantha Trump are charged with concealing the death of a child, abuse of a corpse and conspiracy.
  
An autopsy is set for Thursday.
  
Oxenreider was held on $250,000 bond.  His attorney says he wasn't the primary caregiver.
  
Trump remains hospitalized after collapsing when police came to her door.

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