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2 arrested for concealing, failing to report death of 6-month-old in Greensboro

According to Greensboro police, information received during the investigation led detectives to believe the child was dead.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating after two people were arrested in the death investigation of a 6-month-old, according to investigators.

Police started the investigation into Nevaeh Smith's disappearance Tuesday. Greensboro police said the investigation revealed information she was last seen in the middle of December last year. 

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According to Greensboro police, information received during the investigation led detectives to believe the child was dead. Police are releasing Nevaeh's photo in hopes of receiving tips as they have not found the child's body.

Credit: Greensboro Police Department
Nevaeh Smith

Police said the child's mother Deneshia Lerhae Murray, 22, of Greensboro was arrested Wednesday for felony conceal/fail report death of a child.

Murray received a $10,000 bond and was taken to the Guilford County Jail. Investigators said Murray posted the bond and was released from custody Thursday.

Police said Jalen Maurice Wall, 23, of Greensboro was arrested for felony conceal/fail report death of a child. 

Investigators said Wall is in the Guilford County Jail on a $500,000 bond. Investigators don't know at this time if either is responsible for the baby's death.

If you have any information call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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