Body found in woods identified

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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Police have identified a body found in the woods last Sunday as Nathaniel Dance, a runaway from Independence.

Police said Dance’s body was located near Truman Road and 291 Highway. He was last seen on Oct. 19.

Police said they’re still investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.