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Body found in Rock River Monday identified as missing teen

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 13:11:12-05

City of Beloit officials have confirmed that a body found in the Rock River Monday is an 18-year-old who went missing in November.

Jeremiah Young was last seen walking to Beloit Memorial High School, according to WISC-TV.

His parents said he had a cognitive delay and had been without medicine he was supposed to be taking daily,

Young's body was found about 7:55 a.m. Monday near the Portland Avenue bridge.

On Monday officials said the death was not "criminally suspicious."