Investigators, however, found no evidence to support North's claims there was a robbery or that North was in DeKalb County that night, officials said. Police then arrested North and charged him with lying to police.
On Aug. 22, a body was found at the East Point Transfer Station, according to authorities.
Nine days later, the Fulton County Medical Examiner confirmed the remains belonged to Mitchell, WAGA-TV reported.
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Officials said it took several days to identify the toddler since his body had been out in the elements for several days.
According to the East Point Police Department, in addition to the murder count, North also faces charges of concealing the death of another, and cruelty to children.
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