‘Somebody knows this kid:’ Police search for identity of young child found dead on beach

‘Somebody knows this kid:’ Police search for identity of young child found dead on beach
Police sketch of dead child (Image: Handout)

[Ed. – How could this be? It boggles the mind.]

Galveston police are asking for help identifying a young child found dead on the beach.

The boy was found by a passer-by on the sand in between 7th and 8th streets, just west of Stewart Beach around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Detectives say he was naked and his body was in the early stages of decomposition.
Galveston police are asking for help identifying a young child found dead on the beach.

The boy was found by a passer-by on the sand in between 7th and 8th streets, just west of Stewart Beach around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Detectives say he was naked and his body was in the early stages of decomposition.

“This kid deserves justice,” said GPD detective Jeff Banks.

What happened to him remains a mystery.

Police had a forensic sketch artist look at pictures of the body and create a sketch in the hope that someone might recognize the boy. More than 48 hours since he was found and investigators still can’t say what happened to him, who he is, or how he got here.

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