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Investigations continued yesterday after a one-year-old boy who was reported missing, was found dead in a shallow grave.

Police discovered the child’s remains around 2 pm on Saturday at a gravel road off Toco Road, Sangre Grande based on information received by police officers from an anonymous caller.

Information revealed that the child was the subject of a missing person’s report made in the Central Division by his mother on April 4.

The baby was reportedly last seen in the care of another relative in the Sangre Grande district two days before the reported was filed.

Officers were searching for a relative to assist with their probe.