Mother Surrenders to Police after the body of her 7-Year-Old son discovered in Storage Unit.

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A 43-year-old woman turned herself into Denver police days after a 7-year-old boy believed to be her son was found dead inside a storage unit near I-25 and Evans.

Elisha A. Pankey turned herself in to police on Wednesday, she is currently under investigation for possible child abuse resulting in death.

Investigating officers were led to a storage unit at 5005 E. Evans Ave. where the body was found.

The boy has not been identified by the Denver Office of the Medical Center, which said the investigation is still pending after an autopsy.

Court records show Pankey is scheduled to make her first appearance in the case on Thursday afternoon.

cause of death will be released by the Office of the Medical Examiner at a later date.

the investigation was ongoing Thursday and did not release further information.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding Pankey or the -year-old boy to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.