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BREAKING: Body found near Houston Catholic school identified as missing teen

by Ellen Killoran

The body was found near bleachers

UPDATE: 5 p.m. ET

A body found near a Houston Catholic School on Wednesday has been identified as a missing 14-year-old.

According to Click2Houston, the family of Mike Delfin identified the body as belonging to their son, who was reported missing on Tuesday.

A cause of death has not yet been determined.


Houston police have reportedly discovered a dead body near the grounds of a Catholic school in Northwest Houston.

According to an ABC 13 report, the body was found near bleachers in a field behind St. Jerome Catholic School and Day Care. A reporter for the Houston Chronicle tweeted from the scene that the body was found under the bleachers.

There are no details about the condition of the body or a possible ID. This is a developing story and we will update as new information comes in.

Photo: Screenshot/ABC 13

Ellen is a seasoned journalist and former media & entertainment reporter with a taste for true crime. Formerly a senior editor at IBTimes, her work has appeared in Forbes, Rolling Stone, Maxim, NYMag, Indiewire, and more. She co-produced the HBO documentary "Youth Knows No Pain" and appeared in a documentary series that aired alongside the Lifetime movie "Manson's Lost Girls."