Police: Body discovered in shallow grave is missing 14-year-old Ohio boy

14-year-old Jonathon E. Minard is missing from Caroll County, Ohio. (Photo: Carroll County, Ohio Sheriff's Office)

CARROLL COUNTY, Ohio (WTHR) — Police in Ohio say they have discovered the body of a missing 14-year-old boy.

Jonathon E. Minard was last seen on April 13 wearing brown pants, a blue hood and brown boots.

According to a news conference, a body was found in a shallow grave at a farm in Washington Township, Ohio. The coroner said a full autopsy still needs to be conducted.

Carroll County Sheriff's Office said they are in the early stages of an investigation.

Officials said they have met with the family. Officials say more information on the investigation will likely not be released for a few weeks.

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