Body found in box identified as ETX teen

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Alicia Chanta Moore (Source: Greenville Police) Alicia Chanta Moore (Source: Greenville Police)

Officials have confirmed the body found in a box on Tuesday in Van Zandt County is that of 16-year-old Alicia Chanta Moore. The Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office identified the body on Wednesday.

Moore was reported missing on Friday, Nov. 2. She was last seen getting off a school bus in Greenville.

A road crew found the teen's body on FM 47 north of Wills Point. Van Zandt County Sheriff Pat Burnett says Moore was found in a box-style trunk.

Texas Rangers are investigating this case. 

Police have not said if they have any suspects. 

Moore's family was informed on Tuesday that a body was found but there was no positive identification at that time. 

No arrests have been made in connection with Moore's death at this time.

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