NEW CARLISLE, Ind. – Searchers found a missing teenager dead in a wooded area near an elementary school Monday night.
Chad Hultgren, 15, of New Carlisle was last seen Saturday evening walking in the town of about 1,600 people 13 miles west of South Bend.
Hundreds of volunteers met in the bleachers at Olive Elementary School early Monday evening and split up into groups to search the nearby woods. One of the teams found his body about 30 minutes later.
Indiana State Police are investigating the boy's death. An autopsy is expected to be conducted in the next few days.