Baby abandoned near popular Matteson jogging trail identified

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MATTESON, Ill. -- Matteson police identified a baby who was abandoned off a popular jogging trail near 211th and Governors Highway Thursday night.

They have also ID'd several of his family members.

A woman who was walking by heard the infant crying near some dumpsters.

The baby was in a car seat, needed a new diaper and had wet socks.

The boy appeared to be in good health but was taken to a hospital.

He was also turned over to DCFS.

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