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Body of 13 y.o. Deontae Mitchell found in field

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Posted at 9:13 AM, Jun 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-02 09:39:55-04

Michigan State Police have confirmed the body of missing 13-year-old Deontae Mitchell was discovered in a Detroit field this morning.

The suspect in his abduction case has also been arrested in Ohio.

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Police say 45-year-old Gregory Walker took 13-year-old Deontae Mitchell late Tuesday in Detroit. 

An Amber Alert was issued for the teen. 

Police say Deontae was hanging out with his cousin around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday outside of Nino's Market at 15901 E. Warren when they picked up money that was dropped by a man outside.

DPD Chief James Craig said Deontae was kidnapped by 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Craig says video shows the abduction and that the suspect came back to the store afterwards.

If you have any information regarding this incident, you're asked to call police immediately.