Mississippi investigators trying to identify child found dead in 2014

Mississippi investigators trying to identify child found dead in 2014
MBI released these sketches of what a young boy may have looked like in 2014 when he was found dead in Sharkey County, Mississippi.

SHARKEY COUNTY, MS (WMC) - Mississippi investigators are trying to identify the remains of a young child found dead in Sharkey County in 2014.

According to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation, the boy, aged 5 to 7 at his time of death, was found dead Jan. 8, 2014 on the east side of the county.

The case was initially investigated by the Sharkey County Sheriff’s Department and later turned over to MBI. An NCMEC forensic artist created two sketches of what the child may have looked like in 2014.

Anyone with information is asked to call MBI/Mississippi Highway Patrol at (601) 987-1530 or Mississippi Crime Stoppers at (888) 8CRIMES.

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