A 2-year-old boy was found dead in Wayne Monday afternoon, Michigan State Police said Wednesday in a statement.

It was 4:55 p.m. Monday, on the 4900 block of Wayne Road, south of Annapolis, when the Wayne Police Department arrived and found the boy dead.

He had been living with his biological mother's ex-husband, the statement said.

The woman's ex-husband and his girlfriend assumed responsibility for the boy's care, along with five biological children of their own. The boy's mother and biological father's whereabouts are still unknown to authorities.

Michigan State Police is aiding in the investigation.

Wayne Police Department and the Wayne County Medical Examiner did not immediately respond to information requests.


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