Body of a 2-Year-Old Found Buried In A Plastic Bag At A Stamford, Connecticut Park

By Tiffany Williams –

Late Monday morning, around 11:50 a.m., police in Stamford, Connecticut received a call they said was in reference to a possible kidnapping and a child who may have been harmed.

Further information Stamford Police received led them to Cummings Park. They say Officers responded, and the preliminary information was that 2-year-old Liam Rivera may have been buried in an area of Cummings Park. 

Officers located a possible area with fresh dirt moved around and unearthed a plastic bag where 2-year-old Liam Rivera was inside.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner determined 2-year-old Liam Rivera died of homicide and the cause of death was blunt force injuries to the head.

On Tuesday morning at 1:15 a.m. Stamford Police arrested Edgar Ismelej, 26, the father of Liam Rivera. Stamford Police called him a  suspect in the death of his child.

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