Schenectady police: autopsy on baby will take 'extended period of time'

August 13, 2018 07:32 PM

It could still be several weeks before there is any resolution to the case of a missing baby in Schenectady. That was the update from police Monday afternoon.

Heaven Puleski and her infant son went missing last week. She was found, but the baby was not.

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Police did discover a child's body Thursday behind an apartment building on State Street, but have not said whether it's the body of 4-month-old Rayen.

The cause of death for the child that was found is also still unknown.

"Due to the condition that the remains were found in, the autopsy and identification process is going to take an extended period of time," Sgt. Matthew Dearing said Monday.

Dearing said the case remains an active investigation. He said no one is in custody in connection to the case and would not disclose where Puleski is at this time.


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