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Body of missing Ohio teen found in a shallow grave near the farm

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The search for an Ohio teenager who was last seen at a friend’s farm almost a week ago, came to an end Friday after the police discovered the boy’s body in a shallow grave.

The body of a 14-year-old Jonathon Minard was discovered around 10:15 pm in a shallow grave near a farm in Washington Township, Carroll County Sheriff ‘ s Office confirmed in a press release.

The police gave few details about the discovery but said that the remains were transferred to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner for a full autopsy. It may take several weeks before the results are released.

Minard was last seen on April 13, is the help of his 29-year-old girlfriend at the farm of the friend’s father.
(Carroll County Sheriff’s Office)

“At this time no further questions will be answered as the investigation is still pending. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office will continue to gather evidence until the investigation is completed,” the press release read.

Minard was last seen on April 13, is the help of his 29-year-old girlfriend at the farm of the friend’s father. Researchers were told Minard complained of toothache, and said that he would call with his mother in the house of a friend to pick him up.

But Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams said Minard’s mother has not received that call.

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On Wednesday, investigators identified a person of interest. He is described as a 29-year-old man with a criminal record, consisting of mainly drug offenses, Fox 8 reported.

It was not immediately clear whether the person of interest was Minard, the friend of the farm.

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