Toddler Whose Body was Found in Suitcase Along Train Tracks Had Cocaine in System, Showed Signs of Violence, Autopsy Reveals - NBC New York

Toddler Whose Body was Found in Suitcase Along Train Tracks Had Cocaine in System, Showed Signs of Violence, Autopsy Reveals

The Medical Examiner has ruled Te'Myah Plummer's death a homicide, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

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    Dead Child Found in NJ Identified as Virginia Girl

    The child found dead in a suitcase near the PATH tracks in Jersey City almost two weeks ago has been identified as a missing 2-year-old from Virginia, law enforcement sources told News 4 Monday. Brian Thompson reports.

    (Published Monday, April 23, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Atopsy of a 2-year-old girl found inside a suitcase near the PATH tracks in Jersey City revealed the toddler died of cocaine intoxication

    • The ME's autopsy report also revealed unspecified violence and ruled the death a homicide, according to Hudson County Prosecutor's Office

    • Te’Myah Plummer's body was found in a suitcase April 11 near the Newark-bound tracks of the Jersey City-Journal Square PATH station

    The autopsy into the death of the 2-year-old girl who was found inside a suitcase near the PATH tracks in Jersey City in April revealed the toddler died of cocaine intoxication and unspecified violence.

    The Regional Medical Examiner’s Office also ruled the death of Te’Myah Plummer a homicide, according to a spokesperson for the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

    Te'Myah's father, Travis Plummer, 37, was arrested in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on April 19, about two weeks after the body of Te'Myah was found and was extradited to the United States on a charge of desecrating human remains.

    It's unclear if he will face additional charges, nor was attorney information available.

    Dead Baby on Tracks Rattles Cops

    [NY] Dead Baby on Tracks Rattles Cops

    An initial autopsy has been completed on the dead baby who was found wrapped in a blanket in a roller suitcase on PATH train tracks in New Jersey on Wednesday, and the girl appears to be months older than investigators first estimated, law enforcement sources tell News 4. Sarah Wallace reports.

    (Published Thursday, April 12, 2018)

    The body of the toddler was found wrapped in a blanket in a suitcase on the tracks underneath the Tonnelle Avenue overpass near Newark Avenue April 11 on the Newark-bound side of the Jersey City-Journal Square PATH station. The girl was carefully placed, fully clothed, in the suitcase.

    Te'Myah had not been seen by family in Richmond since last August, NBC affiliate WWBT reported in March. Police issued a news release that month saying they thought she was with a family member, but wanted to confirm she was safe.

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