Family members told local media that a body found along I-95 in Canton on Wednesday is that of missing Marine recruit, Joey Brancato.

Brancato, 21, of Winthrop, had been missing since Nov. 2017. He was last seen in Boston’s Roslindale section.


“I’m happy that we will be able to put him to rest and that his mother and father can sleep at night in peace,” said Andrea Brancato, the victim’s aunt. “I wasn’t going to stop until we found him.” source

Brancato’s death remains under investigation.