The baby has not been identified. The GBI was scheduled to perform an autopsy Tuesday, which may provide investigators with clues as to how the child died.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Troup County sheriff’s office at 706-883-1616. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.
— Please return to AJC.com for updates.
Witnesses told authorities that the cooler, a zippered bag on wheels with watermelon print, had been sitting there for up to a week.