Court appearance for Innisfil woman charged after infant found dead
Staff , CTV Barrie
Published Friday, August 11, 2017 7:07PM EDT
An Innisfil woman facing charges after the body of an infant boy was found in Innisfil made a court appearance Friday.
Crystal Jones, 42, appeared briefly at the Barrie court house. She is charged with neglecting to obtain assistance in childbirth and concealing the body of a child.
Jones was charged after police say they made the discovery after a doctor's office received a call Wednesday from a woman claiming to have given birth out of hospital without medical assistance.
They say officers went to check in on her and found the baby, who they believe died on July 30.
An autopsy has been done determine the cause of death but the results have not yet been released.
There is a publication ban on the court proceedings.
Jones remains in custody and is back in court Monday.
-With a report from CTV Barrie’s Mike Arsalides and files from The Canadian Press.