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Missing Paris Teen Found Dead

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Russell Gage Kennedy (Courtesy: Dave Johnson East Texas Daily News) Russell Gage Kennedy (Courtesy: Dave Johnson East Texas Daily News)

PARIS, TX. (KYTX) - The body of a teen found alongside a rail spur has been identified as 18-year-old Russell Gage Kennedy.

He was found deceased Sunday at 7:30 PM alongside a rail spur between the streets of 10th NW and W. Center.

A family member who arrived at the scene, tentatively identified the body as that of Kennedy.

According to authorities , police received a 911 call after a person walking near the rail track discovered the body covered in some brush in a heavily wooded area.

Police say the teen's body was located on the north side of the tracks, approximately 20 feet from the track embankment.

Kennedy was last seen Thursday May 15, 2014.

An autopsy was ordered by Justice of the Peace Don Denison.

The case remains under investigation.

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