Family heartbroken after baby's body found
NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. - A family is heartbroken in Newton County after a father's arrest and a newborn baby's disappearance.
A group of people found a baby's body in the woods in Covington Sunday, according to the Newton County Sheriff's Office. The discovery came after a day-long search for two-week-old Caliyah McNabb.
Authorities arrested Christopher McNabb, Caliyah's father, Sunday. He's considered a person of interest in the case, but is being held on a probation violation for a burglary in Bartow County, according to Captain Keith Crum with the Newton County Sheriff's Office.
FOX 5's Marissa Mitchell sat down with Caliyah's grandfather Tim Bell and great-grandfather, Jack Monday evening.
"Thinking of the little baby out there all alone is the worst part," Tim Bell said.
Jack Bell also teared up while talking to Mitchell about the family's fears.
"Tears come to my eyes every time I think about it. She was just so precious, so innocent and so small. She couldn't help herself," Jack Bell said.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has custody of the body and will determine the identity and the cause of death.
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