HAYES, VA— Deputies believe they've found the body of a young child underneath the shed of a home of a couple accused of child abuse in Gloucester County.
Last night police arrested Shannon and Brian Gore, charging them with criminal child abuse.
This afternoon after getting additional search warrants they searched under the shed.At about 8:30 they found the body of a young child. The body has been taken to the medical examiner's office in Richmond.
Police are not releasing what if any further charges are expected against Shannon and or Brian Gore.
The sheriff's office first came to the home last night to look into a burglary.
In the home they found the Gore's young daughter, believed to be five or six years old, trapped inside her crib naked and covered in her own filth.
The young girl was taken to the hospital and treated for severe starvation.
The Gore's had a one-month-old boy who was home at the time. He was in good health and is now under the care of child services.
NewsChannel 3 has a crew on the scene right now, look for a live update on this breaking story, tonight at 11.
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Tags: Child abuse, death, body, buried, backyard, Hayes, Va
Location: Hayes, Virginia, United States (load item map)
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