Brian and Shannon Gore charged with murder, child's body found buried in backyard, say Va. cops

Brian and Shannon Gore charged with murder after child's body found buried in backyard
Brian and Shannon Gore Gloucester County Sheriff's Office

(CBS/AP) GLOUCESTER, Va. - A Gloucester County couple faces first-degree murder charges after the remains of a child were found on their property.

The Daily Press reports murder charges were filed against 29-year-old Brian Gore and 25-year-old Shannon Gore in Gloucester Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court.

The couple also faces other charges filed earlier.

Deputies serving a search warrant stemming from a burglary investigation on Thursday say they a malnourished young girl in a makeshift cage. The girl and a month-old boy who was found unharmed were turned over to the county Department of Social Services.

The next day, deputies discovered a child's remains while digging around a shed at the residence. An autopsy report by the state medical examiner is pending.