Some horrible news was reported on Sunday, January 27 out of Iowa. A 13-year-old boy who went missing on Tuesday night has now been found dead.
According to reports, eighth-grader Corey Brown was left home alone on Tuesday in the middle of a snowstorm. He was last seen at around 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday night near the Jackie Terrace neighborhood.
Now, several days after he went missing, Corey’s body was found. The Marshalltown Police Department issued a statement following the sad news.
They said, “The Marshalltown Police Department regretfully reports Corey Brown, age 13, was found deceased today. His body was located this morning at approximately 10:45 a.m. in a secluded area on the west side of Marshalltown.”
“At this time, there is no evidence or information that indicates criminal activity is connected to this missing person/death investigation. However, this is still an active investigation and all possible scenarios will be thoroughly investigated.”
They continued, “A press conference is not being planned at this time. No other public information is available for release. When additional details are available, we will send them immediately. The Brown family requests everyone honor and respect their privacy.”
“The family wishes to thank the Marshalltown/Marshall County community for all of their support during this difficult time. The family also thanks the public safety personnel, and volunteers, who worked diligently during the search for Corey. The family is not accepting requests for interviews and do not wish to make a public statement at this time.”
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