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DA: Body Found is That of Missing 5-year-old Boy


Missing Boy WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts, is Jeremiah Oliver .

The Fitchburg boy was missing for months before police learned of his disappearance.

Jeremiah’s case has led to criminal charges against his mother and her boyfriend and calls for changes within the state’s child welfare agency. Three Massachusetts workers have been fired.

Authorities say the body found Friday off Interstate 190 about 12 miles from Jeremiah’s home matched his height and weight.


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