CAMAS, Wash. – Missing Camas teen Cole Burbank has been found dead, a spokesperson for the family confirmed on the Facebook page created for the search.
On behalf of the family:Cole has been found and God has a new angel in his choir. We are incredibly thankful for the overwhelming support and prayers that all of the individuals in this community have shown during this difficult time. We are blessed by your prayers and find comfort in knowing so many of you cared for Cole. - Scarlett Sky Kendrick, with Michelle Burbank
Camas police reported Friday night that the body of a young, adult male had been found that evening in a car associated with Burbank. The car was parked at a shopping center in Chehalis, Washington. The Lewis County coroner is working to positively identify the body.
Cole, who was 16 years old, was last seen alive the morning of April 13 near Clark College. He left Camas High School to attend Running Start classes at Clark College but never showed up and had not been heard from since. He was seen in a surveillance image from Camas High School wearing a red and black shirt, jeans and a dark cap.
He was driving a black 2010 Honda Accord with Washington license plate AKW3441.
Camas police thank the public for their help with the investigation.