Jacob Wetterling Remains found
After 27 years the authorities have confirmed that the body of Jacob Wetterling is found.
Wetterling was 11 years old when abducted in 1989 half a mile away from his home while riding his bike in St. Joseph Minnesota.
The abductor was a masked man carrying a gun.A suspect, Danny Heinrick was questioned and now in Federal custody, with the charge of child pornography. Heinrick provided information to the investigators which led to the remains of Wetterling, on a Paynesville farm.
Wetterling's mother kept hope all theses years waiting for the day her son will come home. Patty Wetterling, Jacob's mother said in a message to KARE-TV that "All I can confirm is that Jacob has been found and our hearts are broken" according to SCTimes. Ever since her son,s abduction, Patty helped create a sex offender registry and the Team Hope (Help offering parents Empowerment).
Before this devastating tragedy "Jacob was a fun, active,athletic,kind, 11- year old boy who loved peanut butter and football' said his mother in 2014. This Fedruary Jacob would have turned 38.
All research from CNN.com, SCTimes.com, and StartTribune.com