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Body in wreckage confirmed as missing Indiana teen

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Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 7:14 pm

NEW ALBANY — Southern Indiana authorities confirm a body found inside a wrecked car is that of a teenager who vanished in September.

They say dental records confirm the body is that of 19-year-old Ethan Bennett of Sellersburg.

The decomposing body was found was found in his parents' car after it was spotted in a Floyd County ravine Friday by a helicopter.

Bennett was last seen alive on Sept. 11.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson says it's logical to conclude the car had been in the ravine for three months.

Police have said they don't suspect foul play.