Girl's Body Stored In Suitcase, Freezer
Napa, California (CNN) - A California woman and her boyfriend have been charged with killing her three-year-old daughter.
According to authorities, Sara Krueger told police they kept the girl's body in a suitcase in a freezer for three days.
She said they later placed the body on a bed before fleeing.
Both face two charges in the death of Kayleigh Slusher: murder and assault on a child.
Contrary to initial police reports, none of the charges filed Tuesday refer to sex abuse.
But police have not ruled out filing other charges in the future, as the investigation continues.
Follow up also indicated the victim appeared to have been sexually assaulted.
I would just say, whether you have children, or grandchildren of whatever age, hold them a little tighter tonight. Life is precious.
Krueger and Warner did not enter pleas in court Tuesday -- but waived their right to a preliminary hearing.
They'll be arraigned and possibly enter pleas on February 25th.
If convicted, they could spend the rest of their lives in prison.