Body Found Near Minneapolis Park

MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) –

The search party looking for missing 10-year-old Barway Collins says they have found the body of a child in North Mississippi Regional Park in Minneapolis. The Crystal Police Department and Hennepin County Water Patrol have arrived at the scene.

The body was found about 25 feet from shore. There is no confirmation from law enforcement on any other details. A group, including searchers and law enforcement, are huddling up inside the taped-off perimeter, with an update expected soon.

Barway Collins has been missing since the afternoon of March 18. The police investigation is focusing on what happened after Barway left a school van in front of the Cedarwood Apartments. In video footage, Barway looks out the window and is heard referring to his father, Pierre Collins, and an “uncle.” 

Crystal Police Chief Stephanie Revering has named Pierre Collins a suspect in the 4th grader’s disappearance.

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