FBI Scours Landfill, Family Yard for Missing Baby

Parents have stopped cooperating with police
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 7, 2011 6:02 PM CDT
FBI Scours Landfill, Family Yard for Missing Baby
This photo provided by the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department, shows Lisa Irwin.   ((AP Photo, Kansas City Police Department))

(Newser) – FBI agents searched a Kansas landfill today in connection with the disappearance of a 10-month-old Missouri girl, just hours after the child's mother said police accused her of being involved. Agents and Kansas City police spent about two hours at the landfill in the suburb of Shawnee looking for Lisa Irwin. Police said agents also went back to the family's home and used metal detectors to search the yard.

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The parents, who have stopped cooperating with authorities, say the infant was snatched from her crib in the middle of the night. Lisa's mother, Deborah Bradley, said police told her she failed a lie detector test and accused her of being involved in her baby's disappearance. "And I continued to say that's not possible because I don't know where she's at and I did not do this." (Read more missing baby stories.)

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