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Body Recovered in Pennsylvania Identified

U.S. Attorney’s Office March 13, 2013
  • Northern District of West Virginia (304) 234-0100

WHEELING, WV—United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced today that the body recovered in Wayne Township, Pennsylvania, on January 16, 2013, has been scientifically identified as that of Skylar Neese. Neese is the Star City, West Virginia, teenager who was reported missing by her parents in July 2012. The testing of the body was conducted by the laboratory of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The investigation into the disappearance of Neese and her subsequent death is ongoing.