Fort Worth Police Investigate After Mom, Baby Son Found Dead

By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
December 18, 2016 Updated: December 18, 2016

Fort Worth police are investigating the deaths of a mother and her 3-month-old son whose bodies were found in bed at their home.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday identified the pair as 36-year-old Shanna Vandewege and her son, Diederick. The boy was born Sept. 5.

Medical examiner case records list the baby’s death as a homicide caused by a cut wound to the neck. The records don’t yet list manner or cause of death for the mother.

Their bodies were discovered Thursday night. Homicide investigators are handling the case.

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Officer Daniel Segura says Fort Worth police went to the house after receiving a call from Saginaw police reporting a man had arrived at the home and found the woman and child dead.