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Remains Identified as Those of Missing Iowa Boy

This undated photo provided by the Iowa Department of Public Safety shows Xavior Harrelson. Harrelson, who vanished from a rural Iowa trailer park in Montezuma, Iowa, days before his 11th birthday, is still missing a week later, as state and federal investigators continue to look into what happened to him. (Iowa Department of Public Safety via AP)

The body of a missing Iowa boy has been identified. Ten-year old Xavior Harrelson went missing from his home in Montezuma on May 27th.

On September 30th human remains were discovered in a rural area approximately 3 miles northwest of Montezuma.

On Friday, the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office that the remains were positively identified as those of Xavior. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

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