News

Remains found in Arizona farm field ID’d as missing 10-year-old boy

close


Video

Community bands together to find the missing 10-year-old

Authorities, volunteers search for the boy in Arizona

The authorities say the human remains found two weeks ago in Buckeye, Arizona, 10-year-old Jesse Wilson, who had been missing since July 18, 2016.

In the months that followed, the community pulled together to find him. Searchers scoured the desert, looking for clues.

“About two weeks ago, on March 8, 2018, a Chestnut, a municipal employee discovered what turned out to be partial human skeletal remains in the area of State Route Highway 85 and Broadway Rd. He immediately reported this finding to law enforcement. A subsequent search of the area by enforcement of the law discovered additional remains. These remains were collected and submitted for forensic analysis, in the hope that the establishment of a positive identification.

It is with great sadness that we are here today to announce that we have established that the remains as those of Jesse Wilson. Like many of you in our community, we are devastated by this news,” said Buckeye Police officials.

Click for more from Fox 10.

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular