The mother of a 3-month-old child found abandoned inside a St. Louis County apartment building died of a gunshot wound to the neck.
The St. Louis coroner's office announced the cause of death Thursday for 30-year-old Ebony Jackson. Jackson was found dead Tuesday in the trunk of a car. Police continue to seek clues in her death.
Jackson is a former East St. Louis, Ill., resident who moved to Oklahoma City. She and her 3-month-old son, Donovan Prom, were in the St. Louis area for a visit.
A resident of the apartment complex in Breckenridge Hills found the baby in a car seat at 5 a.m. Friday and contacted police. Authorities say Jackson had no known connection to the apartment building.Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.