Authorities in Pennsylvania have now found the human remains of multiple bodies in a 12-and-a-half foot mass grave on a large tract of farmland, but who they found inside is just as heart wrenching.
The remains of at least one of four missing young men from the last week have been identified as those of Dean A. Finocchiaro, 18, of Middletown, Pennsylvania.
The families of the missing four have been at the scene of the findings in the hopes of learning anything about the status of their loved ones. Authorities are in the process of attempting to distinguish further remains, which were found using cadaver dogs spread about a search of a property which belong to the family with a son who is 20-year-old Cosmo DiNardo.
DiNardo is the lone person of interest in the disappearance of all four of young men. According to a friend of Meo, DiNardo was a dealer that sold guns and marijuana and in the past has boasted about having someone killed over a debt.
One person who knows of Cosmo, Eric Beitz, 20, of Bensalem, had this eerie explanation to share:
‘I can tell you on multiple different occasions, on multiple different accounts, from multiple different people, including myself – Cosmo has spoken about weird things like killing people and having people killed.’
Beitz said he believed DiNardo was the only person that last saw his friend alive. ‘Everybody you talk to about this guy, you hear he’s mentally unstable.’
DiNardo and Patrick both went to Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem. Patrick, who had just realized his freshman year at Loyola University in Baltimore, and DiNardo were members of a public Facebook group that dealt with the purchasing of buying of Nike sneakers.
DiNardo was sent off to jail on Wednesday for the second time since the four men vanished.
The announcement that authorities found human remains was made by Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub.
Weintraub told reporters during a midnight news conference that authorities cannot say for certain how many bodies they discovered, though it is believed to be three or four.
The district attorney said that authorities are beginning to treat this case as a homicide.
‘This painstaking process will go on, we’re not done yet,’ he said. ‘This is a homicide, no question about it. We’re going to bring each and every one of these lost boys home to their families.’
The discovery of the remains represents a big break in the case for authorities who have conducted an exhausting search on a sprawling piece of property belonging to an heir to a massive Pennsylvania real estate fortune.
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