UPDATE (CBS46) — The Clayton County Police have announced that they believe the body found behind a home in Rex in the vicinity of Saganaw Drive is a 15-year-old boy named Logan Wade.
ORIGINAL STORY: 15-year-old missing in Clayton County since Oct. 8
A spokesman for the police department says they are waiting for DNA confirmation.
Wade was last seen on Oct. 8 at his home in the Deer Creek Mobile Home Park on Daniel Drive. It was believed he was headed to Krispy Kreme on Highway 138 at the time.
TEEN FOUND DEAD: Neighbors say 15-year old Logan Wade seemed like a really sweet kid and they never saw him getting into any trouble. Two days ago his body was discovered behind a home 6 mins from where he lives. More on his disappearance tonight on @cbs46 pic.twitter.com/eYaM4CrR3c— Tori Cooper (@toricoooper) October 15, 2021
The boy's father told police that his gun was also missing.
CBS46 spoke to neighbors today who told us that they would miss seeing the boy around the neighborhood.
One of the neighbors said that she would see him walking around with friends and he seemed like a good kid.
"I mean, he's only 15. He didn't even have a chance to live or to have a life or a family or anything," the neighbor said.
Police said during a press conference that several people have given them information and they hope to close the case soon.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
Initial story below
ATLANTA (CBS46) -- Authorities are left with more questions than answers after a body was found near a home in Rex.
Officers with the Clayton County Police Department responded to the scene on the 6000 block of Saganaw Drive on Oct. 12. Upon arrival, police found a man dead behind the home.
The victim's identity remains unknown at this time and an autopsy is being performed to determine how he died.
This is a developing story. Check back here for future updates.