Police investigating after 13-year-old Iowa boy found dead
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Police say the body of a missing 13-year-old Iowa boy has been found.
Marshalltown police said in a news release that Corey Brown’s body was located about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in a secluded area on the west side of Marshalltown. They said there’s no evidence the boy’s death involved criminal activity, but that they will continue to investigate.
In an earlier release, police said Corey was last seen around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Television station KCCI reports that police Chief Michael Tupper said surveillance video captured the boy leaving home.
Volunteers and public safety workers searched for him in the cold weather.
The Marshalltown Community School District said Sunday it was saddened to learn about Corey’s death and that he “was loved by many and will be deeply missed.”