Police to view video for clues to boy’s ID in South Berwick

Posted May 16, 2011, at 9:21 a.m.
This computer generated image released by the Maine State Police Sunday, May 15, 2011, shows the likeness of a young boy found dead along a remote road in South Berwick, Maine, Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2011. The boy is believed to have been between 4 and 6 years old, less than 4-feet tall and about 45 pounds with dirty blond hair and blue eyes.  He was wearing a gray camouflage hooded sweat shirt with the brand name &quotFaded Glory," tan pants, and &quotLightning McQueen" black sneakers. There were no missing-person reports filed for a boy fitting the description, and state police appealed to the public to help identify him.
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This computer generated image released by the Maine State Police Sunday, May 15, 2011, shows the likeness of a young boy found dead along a remote road in South Berwick, Maine, Saturday afternoon, May 14, 2011. The boy is believed to have been between 4 and 6 years old, less than 4-feet tall and about 45 pounds with dirty blond hair and blue eyes. He was wearing a gray camouflage hooded sweat shirt with the brand name "Faded Glory," tan pants, and "Lightning McQueen" black sneakers. There were no missing-person reports filed for a boy fitting the description, and state police appealed to the public to help identify him.

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine — Police in Maine are planning to collect and examine videos from surveillance cameras in the South Berwick area in hopes of being able to identify the body of a young boy found dead along a remote road.

State Police Sgt. Chris Harriman says the only way investigators are going to be able to identify the boy is if someone recognizes him and calls police.

The body was found Saturday off Route 4 outside South Berwick.

Police say there are no missing-person reports filed for a boy fitting the description.

The boy is 3 foot, 8 inches tall, weighs 45 pounds and is believed to have been between 4 and 6 years old. He had dark or “dirty” blond hair and blue eyes.

Police have not released a cause of death.

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