Indiana State Police need help identifying body of young boy found dead in southern Indiana

The body of a dead child has been found in Washington County, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police. The state police say that a Washington County resident was out mushroom hunting on Saturday when, around 7:30 pm, they came across the body of a dead boy.The person found the boy’s body near a roadway in a heavily wooded area of ​​eastern Washington County, after which they immediately called 911. ISP is now asking for help to identify the boy. They have determined him to be Black and between the ages of 5 and 8-years-old with a thin build, a short haircut and being about four feet tall.He is believed to have died sometime within the last week, according to ISP investigators .ISP has not released a time of death or cause of death as an autopsy is pending with results expected on Tuesday. Anyone who has information that could help in the identification of this child is asked to please call Detective Matt Busick with the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg at 1-812-248-4374 or 1-800-872-6743 This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

The body of a dead child has been found in Washington County, Indiana, according to Indiana State Police.

The state police say that a Washington County resident was out mushroom hunting on Saturday when, around 7:30 pm, they came across the body of a dead boy.

The person found the boy’s body near a roadway in a heavily wooded area of ​​eastern Washington County, after which they immediately called 911.

ISP is now asking for help to identify the boy.

They have determined him to be Black and between the ages of 5 and 8-years-old with a thin build, a short haircut and being about four feet tall.

He is believed to have died sometime within the last week, according to ISP investigators.

ISP has not released a time of death or cause of death as an autopsy is pending with results expected on Tuesday.

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Anyone who has information that could help in the identification of this child is asked to please call Detective Matt Busick with the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg at 1-812-248-4374 or 1-800-872-6743

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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