20 month old child found dead in Edmonton

Edmonton homicide detectives are making a public plea for help after a toddler's body was found near a church in the northeast part of the city.

Police say a passerby made the tragic discovery late yesterday afternoon.

The identity of the little boy, who's about 20 months old, is not yet known.

 Investigators held a news conference to display the child's clothing found at the scene, including a blue snowsuit.

 An autopsy on the child is pending.