WINONA, Minn. (AP) — It’s been five years since the body of a newborn was found in the Mississippi River in Winona County.

The child’s identity remains a mystery. Sheriff Ron Ganrude says the baby girl’s death is still an open case. Ganrude holds out hope that someone will provide information that will help solve the case.

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Forensic experts say the newborn was two to three days old at the time of her death. No cause of death was determined.

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The baby was found by boaters south of Winona. The child was wrapped in a T-shirt inside two garbage bags and placed in a canvas bag. Two angel figurines, two porcelain bells decorated with angels and a bracelet were found inside.

The sheriff’s department arranged a burial for the child they call Baby Angel.

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