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CHARLEROI, Pa. – The parents whom police said hid their baby’s body in a wall have been charged with criminal homicide and abuse of a corpse, among other counts.

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WPXI reported that Kylie Wilt, 25, admitted to hiding her child’s body in the wall of her home in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. She told the authorities that she put her son in a crate, cut a hole in the wall, covered the baby with blankets and put drywall and paint to conceal the hole.

Investigators then said Wilt and the child’s father, Alan Hollis, 27, lied to Children and Youth Services about where their 5-month-old son was.

Police said Wilt first told Children and Youth Services that the baby was in North Carolina being watched by someone. Then she said that her baby died of sudden infant death syndrome in February and she stored the baby’s body in a crate in their home’s laundry room.

Eventually, they moved, and she said she took the baby’s body with them, hiding it in a crate in the wall, WPXI had reported in November.

But a forensic examination found the baby had antemortem and perimortem trauma that were in various stages of healing, WPXI reported.

Both Wilt and Hollis are now facing charges including criminal homicide, aggravated assault, conspiracy, concealing the death of a child and abuse of a corpse.