Body of missing 18-year-old found


ADAMS --The body of a Cheshire 18-year-old who went missing on Wednesday afternoon was found early on Thursday morning in Adams, according to family members.

The girl, a Hoosac Valley High School graduate, was found dead in the woods.

Town and state police were searching for the teenager Wednesday and into the early hours of Thursday morning.

Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless said no foul play was suspected in the case.

Authorities employed helicopters belonging to the Massachusetts State Police Air Wing in the search, which covered East Hoosac Street and surrounding areas. Residents reported the aircraft hovering above homes in the area.

The State Police K-9 Unit was also involved in the search.


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