Body found identified as missing Paris teen

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PARIS, TX -- Police have confirmed that the body found in Paris Sunday night is that of 18-year-old Gage Russell Kennedy.

According to reports, they found him deceased along side a rail spur between 10th Street Northwest and West Center street.

There were no visible injuries.

The area is where Kennedy was last seen on Thursday.

Officers say he didn't go to school Friday and a friend became concerned after receiving a text message.

Kennedy's mother told them her son left Thursday night to check his work schedule, but never returned home.

The Justice of the Peace has ordered an autopsy.

The investigation is ongoing.