Body of missing boy found in refrigerator

Published 08/15 2013 02:38PM

Updated 08/16 2013 10:48AM

PEORIA -- Police recovered the body of an 8-year old boy who was reported missing Wednesday night. Authorities say Marquell Johnson was last seen near his home. His body was found inside a refrigerator on the property of a nearby home.

Investigators say there were no visible signs of injuries to the body, but an autopsy is being performed. Police say they're following all leads, including a tip Johnson was last seen with an older white man.

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