Body of missing 13-year-old boy is found in Marshalltown, Iowa

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Police say the body of a missing 13-year-old Iowa boy has been found.

Marshalltown police said in a press release that Corey Brown’s body was found about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in a secluded area on the west side of Marshalltown. They said that there’s no evidence that the boy’s death involved criminal activity but that they will continue to investigate.

In an earlier release, police said Corey was last seen about 11:15 p.m. Tuesday. Television station KCCI reported that Police Chief Michael Tupper said surveillance video captured the boy leaving home.

For the most part, temperatures in the Marshalltown area since Tuesday have been in the teens to below zero. Volunteers and public safety workers searched for him in the cold weather.

The Marshalltown Community School District said Sunday that it was saddened to learn about Corey’s death and that he “was loved by many and will be deeply missed.” — AP