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Texas police find body of infant who was reported abducted

SAN ANTONIO — A 34-year-old man who initially told San Antonio authorities that his infant son was abducted has led investigators to the child’s body.

The body of 8-month-old King Jay Davila was found in a buried backpack less than a mile from his home, according to a police affidavit.

Police Chief William McManus told reporters Thursday, before the discovery of the body, that the infant’s grandmother participated in the coverup and the boy’s cousin was part of the staged kidnapping.

Both are facing charges.

Investigators believe Davila injured the child severely then concocted a story that he was in the car when it was stolen from a convenience store.

Davila is being held on charges that include injury to a child.

Jail records don’t list an attorney for Davila.

The Associated Press