MIAMI (AP) - Miami police say a 6-month old baby boy who was
reported missing was never really gone - and didn't exist.
A woman named Megan McCormic told police that a baby sitter
never returned her 6-month-old.
But police said Friday that McCormic was lying and used the fake
existence of the baby to lure an ex-boyfriend from Boston, who had traveled to Miami to meet his supposed son.
McCormic was arrested Friday morning on charges of giving false
information to police officers. It is not clear whether she has an
Police want McCormic to pay for the resources that were used to
locate the supposed child.
Nearly 20 detectives worked the case throughout all of Christmas Eve and Christmas.