Mass Grave Found in Pennsylvania After Four Went Missing, One Victim Identified

Police Middletown Township Police

Police Middletown Township Police

Sturgis' father said that Meo and his son went missing last week after being seen in the Solebury area, according to WPVI.

"We are not done yet".

Multiple sets of human remains were discovered in a 12' deep mass grave on a farm in Bucks County in the past 24 hours. Cadaver dogs and heavy construction equipment are being used.

He was one of four men, who recently went missing in the rural area.

Authorities arrested DiNardo twice after he tried selling 21-year-old Thomas Meo's auto the day after Meo went missing. The missing men are 22-year-old Mark Sturgis, 21-year-old Tom Meo and 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick. Since Saturday, the effort, aided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has focused largely on a 90-acre farm in Solebury Township, where authorities have used dogs, ATVs, and heavy construction equipment to dig up evidence.

Cosmo DiNardo, 20, was arrested near a property being searched for the men, and he has been charged with a firearms possession offense from February.

"We have not recovered any human remains that I can report", Weintraub told reporters at a briefing this morning near the search site.

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Weintraub said Wednesday that investigators will continue searching the 90-acre farm owned by DiNardo's parents.

At a media briefing, Weintraub said he believed the property was a crime scene, based on information that couldn't be released to the public yet. The remains were found on a property owned by the family of 20-year-old Cosmo DiNardo, who apparently became a person of interest when he was caught attempting to sell Meo's vehicle - also found on the property with his diabetic supplies inside - for $500 the day after his disappearance. His auto was found on the DiNardo family property during the search.

When asked whether he thought the missing men were alive at the news conference, Weintraub replied, "I hope and I pray that would be the best outcome".

DiNardo, who the court heard is schizophrenic, is being held on $5 million bail after his second arrest.

"We've been treating this from the outset as a criminal investigation and nothing has deterred that from this point", he said.

His family also reportedly owns the large farm in Solebury Township where an active search for the four missing men was launched on Monday. Patrick, who attended a Catholic high school for boys with the man authorities consider a suspect, was last seen Wednesday, while the other three vanished Friday.

It is now unclear how, if at all, the four men knew DiNArdo.

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