Buffalo Police Confirm Body Found on Newburgh Avenue is Missing Teen

September 4, 2013 Updated Sep 4, 2013 at 6:56 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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September 4, 2013 Updated Sep 4, 2013 at 6:56 PM EDT

Buffalo police have confirmed the discovery of a dead body late last night on Newburgh Avenue is the 13 year old girl who had been reported missing to police on September 1st.

An autopsy was conducted this morning to determine the cause of death, of Lanasha Rollerson. The death has been ruled a homicide.

Homicide Squad detectives are attempting to locate anyone who may have seen the missing girl, who was reportedly missing from Proctor Avenue on Sunday. She was reported missing to police, and the media were alerted to assist in the search for the missing girl.

Late last night the body was discovered, in a garage behind a residence in the 100 block of Newburgh.