Police to reveal identity of Philly’s slain ‘Boy in the Box’


              The gravesite of a small boy whose battered body body was found abandoned in a cardboard box decades ago  is seen in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Nearly 66 years after the boy was found, Philadelphia police are set to reveal the identity of the victim in the city's most notorious cold case. Police say detective work and DNA analysis helped them learn the name of a youngster who'd been known to generations of Philadelphians as the "Boy in the Box." Authorities are set to publicly release the victim's name Thursday. His naked, badly bruised body was found in a wooded area Feb. 25, 1957. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
            
              The gravesite of a small boy whose battered body body was found abandoned in a cardboard box decades ago is seen in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Nearly 66 years after the boy was found, Philadelphia police are set to reveal the identity of the victim in the city's most notorious cold case. Police say detective work and DNA analysis helped them learn the name of a youngster who'd been known to generations of Philadelphians as the "Boy in the Box." Authorities are set to publicly release the victim's name on Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
            
              The marker of the grave of a small boy whose battered body body was found abandoned in a cardboard box decades ago in Philadelphia is seen Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Nearly 66 years after the boy was found Philadelphia police are set to reveal the identity of the victim in the city's most notorious cold case. Police say detective work and DNA analysis helped them learn the name of a youngster who'd been known to generations of Philadelphians as the "Boy in the Box." Authorities are set to publicly release the victim's name Thursday. His naked, badly bruised body was found in a wooded area on Feb. 25, 1957. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Police to reveal identity of Philly’s slain ‘Boy in the Box’