SEARCY, AR (KAIT) - The Searcy Police Department officially confirmed the identity of human remains found in December, 2015 in rural Jackson County.
According to Steve Hernandez, public information officer for Searcy police, the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock examined the remains and determined that the body belongs to Malik Drummond.
Malik went missing in November, 2014. Hundreds of volunteers spent thousands of hours searching for the boy.
His father, Jeffery Leroy Clifton, was arrested in connection to Malik's death.