Father accused of throwing dead baby in New York river returned to US

A 37-year-old man accused of carrying his dead 7-month-old child in a backpack before tossing the baby into the East River has been apprehended and returned to New York.
1:30 | 08/10/18

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The father of a seven month old baby. Found dead in the east rivers back and Neil Arkin in the hospital this morning. US authorities bringing him back from Thailand last night to face charges Eyewitness News reporter can as the count joins us live from. This briefing. Well certainly we know that father was taken at the hospital for a medal of valuation it's not clear though. Wind he will face a judge he was brought back from Thailand last night that's pretty clue how worse after that baby's body was found. A police have been looking for James curry. Since Monday after a seven month old son Mason cell Donald was found in the East River. The boy was last seen alive Saturday when curry was seen on the big deal entering his apartment. That was twenty minutes after the big boy's mother handed off her son to curry. Police say the mother call mammal one Monday when she saw the body of a baby had been facts. I don't think anyone could listen to the whole without their blood curdling it starts out as a call to report. The child was not dropped off at day care at some point the mother brings up on our own. That she heard on the news about a child in the water and she fears the worst offense starts crying. Yielding any still have not determine exactly how that baby boy died. We do know that that father is facing charges at concealment. Of the court's. Might hear us at that briefing this morning Candace McAllen channel seven. Eyewitness News.

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