13-year-old who left home in snowstorm after fight with parents found dead


MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) – Police say the body of a missing 13-year-old Iowa boy has been found.

Marshalltown police said in a news release that Corey Brown’s body was located about 10:45 a.m. Sunday in a secluded area on the west side of Marshalltown.

Brown was last seen around 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

KCCI reports that police Chief Michael Tupper said surveillance video captured the boy leaving home after he apparentlyl had an argument with his parents, police said.

Volunteers and public safety workers searched for him in the cold weather.

They said there’s no evidence the boy’s death involved criminal activity, but that they will continue to investigate.

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

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