The adopted daughter of MLB great Dennis Eckersley, 26-year-old Alexandra Eckersley continues to find herself in trouble.
Earlier this week, homeless Eckersley was arrested in New Hampshire on suspicion of leaving her newborn son in the woods after giving birth in a tent.
Now, reports say she may have misled the police about her son’s whereabouts.
A police affidavit reveals that Eckersley deceived police trying to locate his son. This was because I was afraid that my tent would be robbed.
“Eckersley said that if he lost his tent due to the cold Manchester winter, it would be very difficult for him to survive,” the affidavit reads. Boston Herald.
Eckersley gave officials a tour of the ballpark, but later revealed the infant’s whereabouts while speaking to investigators, police said.
The report also shows the inside of Eckersley’s tent she shared with her boyfriend. First responders noticed a large amount of blood and several blankets in the tent. They also reported that the tent’s propane heater was off.
Alexandra Eckersley had a history of drug use and mental illness
Eckersley reportedly told EMT that she was unaware she was pregnant before giving birth to her son, who was believed to be premature at about three months old.
Reportedly, when asked why she allegedly abandoned her newborn, Eckersley gave a chilling answer. Please protect the
Officials also noted that Eckersley was “unsettled” during the incident. She reportedly admitted to police that she had been abusing substances. She reportedly even mentioned using cocaine in the days before her delivery.
Eckersley was featured in 2019 concord monitor An article about how homelessness can happen to anyone. Even those whose adoptive fathers were Hall of Fame pitchers.
The Eckersley family concord monitor They are “dedicated to her health and well-being.” They also noted that they had tried to get her help “throughout her life.”
Dennis Eckersley was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004. He retired from broadcasting at the end of his 2022 MLB season.
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