Missing Madeira 19-year-old found dead

Body of missing 19-year-old found

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Madeira police announced that the body of a missing 19-year-old was found Wednesday morning.

Alex Cedillo had not been seen or heard from since 10 a.m. on May 13.

His body was found around 10:30 a.m. in the woods about 300 feet from a hiking trail.

Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco says they are not looking at Cedillo’s death as a homicide.

Sammarco also says they are not ruling out the cause of his death as accidental, but they believe it was self-inflicted.

The search for Cedillo resumed at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

During the investigation, officials said they believed he could be in a wooded area between Given Road and Drake Road in Indian Hill. Several law enforcement and search and rescue agencies were actively searching the area, police said.

Cedillo’s vehicle was found near the trail, police confirm.

Police said Cedillo has no history of mental health issues.

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