BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - An autopsy has confirmed that a body found in Montana is that of a teenager missing from North Dakota.
Bismarck Police Lt. Gary Malo says the body found June 26 at a home in Poplar, Mont., is that of 18-year-old John Swain. Swain had recently moved from Sioux Falls, S.D., to Bismarck, and authorities believe he was lured to a home where he was hit with a hammer before his legs were dismembered.
Two people have been charged in the death. Authorities say Swain's body was found at a home owned by the grandmother of one of the suspects, 25-year-old Theo Crowe, of Trenton, North Dakota.
Crowe and 20-year-old Joshua Clark, of Stanley, North Dakota, are charged with conspiracy to commit murder.