HAMPSHIRE COUNTY WV. (THECOUNT) — Johnathan Benjamin-Adams, the West Hartford, Connecticut, teen that disappeared in Augusta, West Virginia, on July 11, has been found dead Saturday.

Benjamin-Adams, 14, was located by search crews who found a set of human remains in a shallow grave in a wooded area next to where the teen was reported missing.


A 16-year-old relative has been arrested and charged with burglary, according to police.

Police said the area of the recovery was very hard to access because of heavy underbrush.

A cause of death was not provided.


Geo quick facts: Hampshire County is a county in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,964. Its county seat is Romney, West Virginia’s oldest town. The county was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1754, from parts of Frederick and Augusta Counties and is the state’s oldest county – Wikipedia.