After four young men went missing in #Bucks County last week, a massive search was launched on a vast Solebury Township farm. An arrest was made on Wednesday, which is likely to become a homicide charge after the remains of one of the missing men were discovered buried deep on the farm. Other #Human Remains were also uncovered and authorities are in the process of identifying them.

One body buried on the Bucks County farm

As reported by the Philly Voice, Matt Weintraub, district attorney for Bucks County made an announcement early Thursday to say investigators had discovered the remains of at least one of the four missing men, buried 12-and-a-half feet down on Solebury Township Farm.

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The body has been identified as 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro. Cadaver dogs had led investigators to the common grave, which also contained other human remains which officials still need to identify.

Weintraub said at the news conference that while the cause of death has not yet been confirmed, the case is now definitely a homicide. However, he added they don’t know how many of the young men are the victims of that homicide. The district attorney confirmed that their “painstaking” investigation continues, adding that investigators will bring “each and every one of these lost boys” back to their families in one way or another. He stressed that authorities will not rest until they do that.

Weintraub explained that cadaver dogs had been used in the search for the missing men and that they were an essential part of finding human remains.

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While he said he doesn’t understand the science behind it, the cadaver dogs could smell the human remains buried so deeply in the ground.

As reported by NBC Los Angeles, still to be found or identified are 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick, 21-year-old Tom Meo, and 22-year-old Mark Sturgis, who went missing with Finocchiaro last week.

Suspect in custody relating to disappearance of four missing men

As reported by Blasting News, 20-year-old #Cosmo DiNardo was arrested Monday. At that time the arrest was for an unrelated gun violation charge from February. DiNardo was later released after his father paid 10 percent of his $1,000,000 bail. However, investigators have since stated that DiNardo was arrested a second time on Wednesday, after they found he had tried to sell a car belonging to Meo to a friend for $500. The farm on which Finocchiaro’s and the other human remains was found is owned by DiNardo’s family. DiNardo is currently held in Bucks County jail on a cash bail of $5 million.

Weintraub went on to say that the arrest of DiNardo takes the case forward; he said authorities had bought themselves a little time while charging the suspect for vehicle theft but went on to add that officials are now pushing for homicide charges against the suspect.

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He said he hopes DiNardo does not make bail.