Newborn baby's body found encased in concrete

Police in a northwest Missouri town are investigating the discovery of a newborn baby's body encased in concrete.

Police Chief Robert Driscoll says the baby's body was found in a residential garage Monday evening. He did not provide the baby's gender or details of the child's death.

No one has been arrested.

Driscoll says officers went to the home as part of a stolen vehicle and drug investigation. While there, officers learned that a child who was born at the home in early October did not survive.

Driscoll says the parents are cooperating with investigators. The child's mother is in the hospital.

The Kansas City Star reports four children in the home are now staying with a grandmother.