However, they were sickened when the postmortem revealed the teen's brain, heart, lungs, liver and other viscera were missing from his body and old newspapers, complete with ads for J.C. Penney, were in its place.
'I'm not sure at this point who did not return the organs to the body,' Dr Bill Anderson, the private pathologist who conducted the second autopsy, told CNN. 'But I know when we got the body, the organs were not there.'
Standard practice is to remove organs during autopsy to help determine cause of death but they are always returned before burial. The fact the organs are missing, only makes the entire case even more suspicious.