A baby scheduled to be on The Maury Show died in a hotel room before the taping, according to a shocking report this week. Pix 11 reported that an 8-month-old baby girl was in Connecticut slated to be part of a paternity test show. However, the night before filming, the little girl died.
“Police say the infant’s mother said the girl was found on a pillow between a bed and the wall. The mother told police the baby must have fallen from bed during the night and she called for help when she noticed the girl was not breathing… officials have ruled out physical abuse, sexual abuse and neglect.”
The baby died before appearing on Maury, where her parents would have learned who her real father was. Police did confirm that the family was in town for the show, but did not confirm the information about a DNA test or what the show was going to be about. So far, the investigation has not turned up any evidence of foul play, but instead, it sounds like this was just a terrible accident.
Based on the reports, it sounds as though the little girl was in bed with her mom and her 2-year-old brother when she slipped off the side of the bed. According to WCVB, the child’s cause of death has not been confirmed, but it sounds like she may have suffocated. The investigation is ongoing, but no criminal charges have been filed.
Since the baby scheduled to appear on Maury died, it’s unknown if the family will still receive the DNA test results, or if they will want to. While they won’t be on the show, some feel that it would still be their right to know the answers that they had been searching for.
Maury Povich is known for bringing families on his show and doing paternity tests for men to find out if they’ve fathered a child. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Maury reportedly wanted to get Justin Bieber on his show back in 2011 when those baby rumors surfaced. When a young woman came forward with claims that she gave birth to the Biebs’ offspring, people were going crazy with the news. However, it only took a couple of weeks for that story to go away, and Maury Povich didn’t score the show of his career.
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