Man Charged in Connection With Discovery of Dead Baby at Reservoir

Police said the baby was a boy born a week or two ago.

State police have charged a Bristol man in connection with the discovery of a baby’s body in a bag at a reservoir in March

Workers at the Bristol Reservoir #4 found the remains of a newborn baby boy in a bag along Route 72 and Route 4 on March 21. Days later, the baby’s mother came forward.

Police have arrested Benjamin Edgerly, 21, of Bristol, and charged him with illegal disposal of a dead body and conspiracy to commit/concealment of delivery of a newborn baby.

Bond was set at $100,000.

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