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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


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March 13, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Body Recovered in Pennsylvania Identified

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA - 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 of 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.

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