Searchers in Fairfax County have found a body Monday afternoon in the woods of Thaiss Park. Friends identify him as a teen who had been missing since last Monday.
Hundreds of volunteers started searching the woods of Thaiss Park Monday morning looking for clues in the disappearance of 17-year-old Bryan Glenn, a senior student at W.T. Woodson High School.
Reggie Carswell, who works for a private investigator hired by the Glenn family, says a group of parents located the body.
Fairfax County Police had searched these woods before.
"We did thorough searches up to a certain point and they actually came in once off of Route 50, came in from the woods from the other side, but never actually met," says Eddy Azcarate of Fairfax County Police. "Apparently, that location is somewhere in that gap."
Those who know the family and went to the scene say the body found is that of Bryan Glenn.
The medical examiner will determine the cause of death of the individual found in the woods.
Glenn was last seen at around 7 a.m. on Monday, October 1, in the parking lot of the high school.
"We didn't learn this until later on at night when he didn't come home from football practice, but he had missed all day of school and football practice as well," said Mike Glenn, Bryan's father.
Bryan Glenn's car was found by Fairfax City Police in the parking lot next to the baseball field at Thaiss Memorial Park early last Tuesday morning.