Dad charged in death of Fla. baby found in trunk

Associated Press
In this undated photo released by the FDLE Missing Children, Janus Saintil is shown in a booking photo. A 1-month-old baby was found dead Friday, June 1, 2012, in the trunk of a car in Florida, and the boy's father, Janus Saintil, 24, has been taken into custody, police said. (AP Photo/FDLE Missing Children)
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In this undated photo released by the FDLE Missing Children, Janus Saintil is shown in a booking photo. …

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is being held without bond in the death of his 1-month-old son, who was found in the trunk of a car.

Janus Saintil was being held Saturday at the Broward County jail on charges of murder, kidnapping and other counts.

The Broward Sheriff's Office says Saintil kidnapped the baby's mother, another woman and a man on Thursday. He allegedly left the adults in Port St. Lucie and returned to Broward County with the baby.

The baby's body was found Friday after Saintil parked the car next to a police officer. Coral Springs police Lt. Joe McHugh identified the baby as Saintil's son, Josiah Saintil.

Jail records did not show whether Saintil had an attorney.

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