Police find body of Texas infant who was reported abducted

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) A 34-year-old man who initially told San Antonio authorities that his infant son was abducted has led investigators to the child's body.

King Jay Davila. (Photo: San Antonio Police Department)

The body of 8-month-old King Jay Davila was found in a buried backpack less than a mile from his home, according to a police affidavit.

Police Chief William McManus told reporters Thursday, before the discovery of the body, that the infant's grandmother participated in the cover-up and the boy's cousin was part of the staged kidnapping.

Both are facing charges.

Investigators believe Christopher Davila injured the child severely then concocted a story that King was in the car when it was stolen from a convenience store.

Davila is being held on charges that include injury to a child.

Jail records don't list an attorney for Davila.

McManus says Beatrice Sampayo, the child's grandmother, is suspected of disposing of the child's car seat and dropping off Angie Torres, the child's cousin, who was seen on surveillance video as participating in a staged kidnapping.