Prosecutor says it’s ‘too soon’ to file charges in death of 4-month-old girl

Posted at 7:22 PM, May 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-13 19:22:55-04

WHITE CLOUD, Mich. -- No charges were filed Wednesday in the death of a 4-month-old girl found dead inside her grandmother's basement late Tuesday night.

Brittany Rich reported to White Cloud Police Tuesday morning for a "well being check" saying she hadn't seen her daughter since Saturday.

Police found Brittany and her boyfriend Matthew Bradley in Big Rapids on Tuesday night. That's where, according to multiple sources, Bradley told police where they could find the 4-month-old child, in her grandmother's basement.

Bradley was arrested on an unrelated outstanding warrant, and is being held in the Newaygo County Jail, according to Prosecutor Robert Springstead.

Springstead said an autopsy will be performed sometime Thursday on Baby Natallya. That same day, Bradley is expected to be arraigned on the outstanding warrant.  The prosecutor told FOX 17 it's too early to figure out whether charges should be filed in this case.