Police Find Body During Search for Missing Boy

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.

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." 

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). 

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