TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Police records show that an Ohio teenager found dead in a chimney of a vacant home after a three-week search was first reported missing by his family nearly two days after they last saw him.

Police in Port Clinton found 14-year-old Harley Dilly‘s body last week and believe he got trapped in the chimney and that his death was an accident.

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The boy’s father told police it wasn’t unusual for him to spend a Friday night away from home.

He says he went to police because his son had been gone too long but didn’t think he was in danger.

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