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Officials Identify Body Of Boy Discovered In Corinne Park

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CORINNE, Utah – The body of a teen boy was discovered Thursday in a park in Northern Utah, authorities said.

Officials said a caller found the body in Bill Flack Park at approximately 7:50 a.m.

According to the Box Elder County Sheriff Office, the teen was later identified as Marcus Elkins, 16. The investigation revealed the boy did not die at that location and was brought to the park sometime after his death.

There were no signs of external trauma on the boy.

The teen was reportedly last seen as late as 10 p.m. Wednesday in the vicinity of the park. Detectives are following multiple leads, sheriff’s office officials stated, and they say more information is coming forward.

Elkins’ body was transported to the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Office for determination of cause and manner of death.

Chief Deputy Dale Ward said there are multiple persons of interest at this time, and all of them are juveniles.

 

 

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