Body in Florida believed to be that of missing 9-week-old

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NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities believe they have found the body of a missing 9-week-old boy whose parents are already in jail on child abuse charges.

This arrest photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, shows shows Kristen Bury. Florida authorities are searching for her son, 9-week-old Chance Walsh, who was last seen in early September. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for information about Chance Walsh and his parents, Kristen Bury and Joseph Walsh. The parents have been arrested in South Carolina on child neglect charges.  (Sarasota County Sheriff's Office via AP)
This arrest photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, shows shows Kristen Bury. Florida authorities are searching for her son, 9-week-old Chance Walsh, who was last seen in early September. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information about Chance Walsh and his parents, Kristen Bury and Joseph Walsh. The parents have been arrested in South Carolina on child neglect charges. (Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
This arrest photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, shows Joseph Walsh. Florida authorities are searching for his son, 9-week-old Chance Walsh, who was last seen in early September. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for information about Chance Walsh and his parents, Kristen Bury and Joseph Walsh. The parents have been arrested in South Carolina on child neglect charges.  (Sarasota County Sheriff's Office via AP)
This arrest photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, shows Joseph Walsh. Florida authorities are searching for his son, 9-week-old Chance Walsh, who was last seen in early September. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for information about Chance Walsh and his parents, Kristen Bury and Joseph Walsh. The parents have been arrested in South Carolina on child neglect charges. (Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

Sarasota Sheriff Tom Knight said Thursday afternoon that investigators found the body buried in North Port after receiving a tip.

Nine-week-old Chance Walsh has been missing since Sept. 9. Authorities say they became involved when Chance’s grandmother called them Oct. 4, concerned about the baby’s well-being.

His parents, Kristen Bury and Joseph Walsh, were arrested on Florida child abuse charges in South Carolina and are awaiting extradition.

Jasper County, South Carolina, Jail Director Arthur S. Benjamin said he doesn’t know if the parents have an attorney.

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