ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KSDK) - The body of a 30-year-old suspected of abandoning her infant son last week in a Breckenridge Hills apartment building was found dead in the trunk of her own car.
Ebony Jackson's 2004 Mitsubishi Galant was
. The car was located via GPS. The vehicle was towed to a secure location so police could begin a thorough search.
Jackson's 3-month-old baby was discovered in the hallway of the Hickory Trace Apartment building in the
A man from Oklahoma claiming to be the father of the baby said Ebony Jackson left with their son and was headed to Missouri. That man
to take a paternity test, the results of which are still pending.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department did not identify a cause of death. An autopsy will be peformed to ascertain that information.
Meanwhile, Pine Lawn Police Chief Rickey Collins called NewsChannel 5 to say he would be going to the corner of Jennings Station and Natural Bridge roads Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to collect $5,000 to put as reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Ebony Jackson's killer.
NewsChannel 5 will have more information on this story as it becomes available.