Washington body found in river identified as murdered teen

September 13, 2019 GMT

AUBURN, Wash. (AP) — Washington authorities have identified the body of a teenage boy found in Green River waters by two fishermen.

KOMO-TV reports that King County Medical Examiner’s Office identified 16-year-old Juan Carlos Con Guzman.

Officials say Con Guzman died from multiple blunt and sharp force injuries from a suspected homicide.

Con Guzman was a junior at Mt. Rainier High School in Des Moines less than 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Seattle.

Authorities say detectives have been working on a timeline surrounding his death, while his former school celebrates his life.

School officials say they are providing support to students who need it.

Detectives say if anyone knows anything about the murder to contact authorities.


Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/