A 5-month-old baby was found buried alive in the mountains of Montana over the weekend, and the sheriff’s deputy who found him says he had just given up hope when he heard a small cry. “All night long I was preparing myself to find a dead baby,” Deputy Ross Jessop told HLN’s Mike Galanos. The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that they were called to the area Sunday night
following reports of a man acting aggressive and threatening nearby campers saying he had a gun.
Deputies later learned the man, identified as Francis Carlton Crowley, was caring for his girlfriend’s son at the time, but witnesses hadn’t seen the infant for several hours. Officers searched for more than six hours for the 5-month-old after Crowley told them the baby was “somewhere in the mountains.” READ MORE