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    It’s now up to the medical examiner to determine whether the body found in a Delaware County creek is that of the missing 11-year-old boy, Laquan Lattimore. He was last seen on his bike more than 48 hours ago. NBC10’s Keith Jones has the latest. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015)

    UPDATE: Family members confirmed the body is that of Laquan Lattimore. DETAILS HERE


    A body was found during the search for a missing boy last seen riding a bicycle with friends in his Philadelphia suburb. Officials found the unidentified body along the Darby Creek near Montgomery Park and Taylor Drive in Folcroft, Delaware County Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. 

    The discovery was made during the search for 11-year-old Laquan Lattimore.

    Body Found in Creek, Investigation Continues

    [PHI] Body Found in Creek, Investigation Continues
    FBI agents are waiting to confirm if a body found in a creek late Wednesday afternoon is a missing 11-year-old Delaware County boy. Laquan Lattimore was last seen on his bike more than 48 hours ago. NBC10’s Drew Smith is on scene with more. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015)

    The boy went missing Monday afternoon. "Quan" was last seen riding his mountain bike, which is spray-painted gold, in the area of King Avenue and Chester Pike in Folcroft around 3 p.m. Monday. 

    Officials have not yet confirmed whether or not the body is that of Lattimore. 

    Officials said Lattimore's disappearance was "suspicious."

    "He did leave his cellphone at his house," said FBI spokesman JJ Klaver. "... he's never run away before, he's never gone missing before... there's no clear indication of foul play at this point but we are considering every possibility." 

    FBI Searching for Missing Boy in Delco

    [PHI] FBI Searching for Missing Boy in Delco
    "Quan" Lattimore, 11, went missing near King Avenue and Chester Pike Monday. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015)

    Folcroft is in Delaware County about 8 miles southwest of downtown Philadelphia.

    Quan's family offered a $1500 reward for his safe return. Police asked anyone who spots the boy to call the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST (800-843-5678).