Police: Disturbed Couple Buried Infant Inside a Bucket of Tar
PRINCETON, TX — The parents of a one-week-old baby named Micah have been charged with murder after police found the baby dead inside a bucket of tar.
According to KTVT, on Saturday deputies with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Princeton after receiving reports of an unreported death of a child.
When 42-year-old Roland Grabowski and 41-year-old Donna Grabowski were questioned by investigators they initially declined to cooperate.
After the investigation, the couple was arrested for a second-degree felony, Abandoning or Endangering a Child. After they were arrested the couple told police that on July 29th, they had awoken to Micah dead in their bed.
They then told police they had failed to notify or report the death to any law enforcement agency.
After securing a search warrant, investigators found Micah’s body submerged in a bucket of tar in a shed.
The investigation will continue, but as of this moment Roland has been charged with Abandoning or Endangering a Child, Abuse of Corpse and Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence. He is being held in the Collin County Detention Facility on a $925,000 bond.
Donna has been charged with Abandoning or Endangering a Child, Abuse of Corpse, and two counts of Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence. Her bond has been set $1,075,000 and she is also at the Collin County Detention Facility.
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