Dead infant found in New Castle County home

 (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

(John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

Investigators are still looking into the death of an infant found in a Wilmington home in the community of Dunlinden Acres.

New Castle County police were called to the home in the 3800 block of Eunice Avenue, Sunday night, where an infant was found in a shoe box. Police say the baby was born weeks ago to a 15-year-old and was found by a family member.

The baby’s body was turned over to the Delaware Medical Examiner’s Office. So far, no one has been charged. 

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