Police find body of missing student

MyNNNThe body of a missing Arizona teenager has been found, and authorities say his death will be investigated as a suicide.

Johnathan Croom, 18, had been reported missing by his parents after he failed to return on time from a trip to Lynnwood to visit a friend, our news partner, the Seattle Times notes. He was expected home by Aug. 17. and was to start college in Mesa, Ariz.

In a telephone interview, Crooms father, David Croom, said his son was “a young man who had a broken heart and headed out to find himself.” He said his son was grieving the end of a recent relationship with somebody in Phoenix.

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