Police looking for help identifying bones of small boy found in duffel bag on hiking trail

Police Seek Public’s Help to ID ‘Baby Doe’ Toddler Found Dead in 2004

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Police in San Diego, California, have teamed up with the Center for Missing & Exploited Children and are hoping somebody recognizes a drawing of a small boy.

The child's skeletal remains were found close to a hiking trail near a Rancho Bernardo park in 2004, according to KSWB-TV.

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Authorities are still trying to identify the boy, who they believe was 2 ½ to 3 ½ years old at the time of his death, KSWB reported.


Two hikers found his remains inside a duffel bag along with red warmup pants, gray-tan socks, a blue vest and two sweatshirts, the station reported.

The Center for Missing & Exploited Children created a facial reconstruction of what the boy might have looked like. Anyone with information is asked to call the San Diego Police Department.