Jacob Wetterling was abducted by a masked gunman in October 1989 near his home in St Joseph, Minnesota.
Authorities identified the body, finally answering many questions for the rural community.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Office confirmed in a statement that 'Jacob Wetterling's remains have been located' and that the Ramsey County
medical examiner and a forensic odontologist identified them Saturday.
Additional DNA testing will be conducted and investigators are continuing to evaluate new evidence in the case, the sheriff's office said, adding that authorities expect to be able to provide more details early next week. Read more here metro.co.uk/2016/09/04/mother-of-boy-missing-since-1989-says-his-body-has-been-found-6108422/