INDIANA State Police are trying to identify the body of a young child who was found along a road Sunday.
The child was found by a person who told authorities they were mushroom hunting near a heavily wooded area of Washington County.
The child was found around 7:30om and the person immediately called authorities. Washington County deputies responded before ISP was called to investigate.
The boy child is described as a young, Black male between the aged of five and eight years old. He is about four feet tall with a slim build and short haircut.
It’s believed by investigators the boy died sometime within the last week. However, a time or cause of death has not been released due to a pending autopsy.
Anyone with information that could help identify the child is being urged to call Detective Matt Busick with the Indiana State Police at 1-812-248-4374 or 1-800-872-6743.
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