Woman charged after bodies of newborn twins found in suitcase

CROSS COUNTY, Arkansas (WREG) -- The Cross County Sheriff's Department confirms a woman has been arrested and charged in the case of two infant twins who were found in a suitcase near Wynne.

24-year-old Keysheonna Reed is charged with two felony counts of Abuse of a Corpse.

During the course of the investigation police identified the owners of the suitcase, which led them to Reed.

The infants were found in February 2018.

Deputies said a passerby discovered the bodies inside the purple suitcase on a ditch bank on County Road 602 and alerted authorities who responded at 1:43 p.m.

A report from the Arkansas State Crime Lab confirmed the babies were born deceased in the womb.

No illegal substances were in the babies system.

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