April 23, 2006 - Posted at 12:33 p.m. CST
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) _ A Cape Girardeau man recently
arrested on a traffic warrant could be facing additional charges
after failing to tell police that his 2-year-old daughter was in
The girl sat alone in her crib for almost 24 hours before
relatives came by and found her. She was O-K.
The Missouri Department of Family Services learned of the
neglect this week and informed the Cape Girardeau Police
Department. The girl is now living with an uncle.
Police have not released the father's name until charges are
filed. He was originally arrested for an out-of-state warrant for a