4 year old Wyatt Thomas Smitsky had been missing since September 4, 2009 when he was last seen at home. He was reported missing by his family around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Sadly, the body of Wyatt Smitsky was found on Saturday stuffed in a septic tank. Police say the boy’s body was found around 12:45 p.m. Saturday after searchers drained a septic tank on property near his home in Greene Township, Beaver County, PA.
Police have described the case as a homicide and have a suspect in custody.
Authorities in western Pennsylvania say the body of a missing 4-year-old boy has been found stuffed in a septic tank. A suspect is in custody.
State police in Beaver County said Wyatt Smitsky was last seen outside his family’s Greene Township home shortly after 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Trooper Robert Lagoon says a septic tank on a neighboring property was drained Saturday and the boy’s body was found. He says authorities “have a known suspect and anticipate filing charges.”
After an investigation led by Pennsylvania state police, the FBI and the district attorney’s office, authorities have announced that charges will be filed in the death of a 4-year-old child found dead after an extensive search near Hookstown, Beaver County, Pa, about 30 minutes from Weirton, W.Va.
Police have not named a specific person, but they did say that someone will be charged with homicide following the conclusion of an autopsy scheduled for 9 a.m. Sunday.