Woman finds partially mummified baby born in 1950s

A partially mummified baby, apparently born in the 1950s and found by a woman cleaning out her dead parents' storage unit, died of an "undetermined" cause, a coroner said.

The unidentified boy was found in January, wrapped in a Jan. 9, 1957, edition of the New York Daily News and stuffed inside a small suitcase that was inside a larger suitcase.

The elderly couple rented the storage unit in 1996. The man died several years ago, and the woman died last year, police said.

"We don't know what the cause and the manner of death is with the child," Palm Beach County Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Bell said Monday. "We have no way of knowing whether the child was stillborn or born alive."

The child was determined to be between a newborn and 2 months old and had no sign of injuries, Bell said, reports AP.

Authorities are awaiting results of DNA tests to determine whether the baby was related to the woman who discovered him.

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