DOLTON, Ill. — The Cook County medical examiner says the cause of death is pending more study for an infant found in a shed in south-suburban Chicago.

The medical examiner’s office said Friday morning that the infant remains unidentified. The infant’s body was found Wednesday in Dolton (DOHL’-tuhn) where police say residents were cleaning out the shed after smelling a foul odor.

Authorities said a bag was found and when it was opened, the infant’s decomposing body was discovered. Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins tells The Daily Southtown that the child was wrapped in a blanket. He said police collected evidence and took photos before giving the body to the medical examiner for autopsy.

Collins called it “a suspicious death.”

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