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Recovered body confirmed to be missing teen

(Identification has been confirmed)…It is the news everybody knew, but did not want to hear.

The body discovered Sunday north of Imperial has been identified as that of 14-year-old David Yglesias the third. Deputy Coroner Steven Green said Thursday morning the identification was confirmed through dental x-rays. Green said the young teen died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. The autopsy this week determined the fatal shot was from a .22 caliber weapon. He said a .22 caliber rifle was found near the body. The 14 year old was last seen August 23rd at his home in Imperial. Family also reported a .22 caliber rifle was missing from the home. The Deputy Coroner said all remaining information surrounding the tragedy would be released by the Imperial Police Department, who are continuing to investigate.