Infant remains found in Mohawk River confirmed to be Baby Levon


UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Police Department announced, Saturday, that the infant remains found in the Mohawk River earlier this month were positively identified by the Onondaga Medical Examiners office as those of Levon Wameling, the 9-month old who went missing in May.

The UPD issued this statement regarding the confirmation:

"After extensive DNA testing conducted by the Onondaga Medical Examiners office, the remains of Baby Levon Wameling have been identified as those that were recovered from the Mohawk River earlier this month.

"The Utica Police continue to investigate this case, with the hope that the truth will be learned and the person(s) responsible are held accountable.

"The UPD will not have any further information to offer in this case this weekend. There has been no cause of death ruling by the M.E.'s office. When more information is learned we will release it when appropriate."

Stay tuned to WKTV and, as well as our Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the next few days as more information continues to be released.


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