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-- clues in a 33 year old case six year old -- from pet eats at -- -- vanished without a Trace in 1979 after leaving his home to walk to a school bus.
His disappearance hunting New York City and really the nation overall and now investigators are searching a basement in New York City right now.
Here's new York city police commissioner Ray Kelly.
The FBI was engaged in this investigation.
Cadaver dogs they actually used maps to put on the floor.
And then then the cadaver dogs gave me a a positive indication that went back to that scene.
Obviously you're hopeful what he brings some competent to -- -- the -- Joining us -- doctor Michael -- -- forensic pathologist and Fox News contributor he was awesome New York city's chief medical examiner at the time.
Heavy -- disappearance and doctor bottoming a what did you think when we need at this news yesterday.
What what was your reaction.
Well my reaction is that I hope it's -- -- on the false alarm.
They've been a number of false alarms that the family have been put through.
And -- whether it's that there's always been -- thought that maybe he's alive someplace else.
Which might be better information for the family then he's dead but whenever this can help resolve the matter.
How difficult is it to you at at this point thirty years after a alleged crime took place.
You -- what what can you find if you're looking through the concrete of the basement.
Janet if the body were placed there they should still be.
Skeleton remains bones.
Which preserve the DNA clothing.
If the body is still there they'll find evidence of the body and they'll find enough evidence to determine.
The identity of whether this is -- time pats or not.
Even if the body was moved away if the body was placed there and move the way.
Who remain the insect activity dead insects that maggots can also tell if -- -- time -- was.
In that spot at some time previously.
Receives as cute little pictures that -- time and they're still so difficult -- look at after all these years doctor brought and how quickly will we know.
If investigators found anything how long do you expect -- to be on a scene like this.
Well it depends how difficult it is to go through the in the concrete and all that but.
If they find something clothing -- belts.
Buckles you know metal.
Buttons or something.
They'll -- that pretty quickly and I'm sure they'll they'll give that information out if they don't find anything it's gonna take longer does it take.
Weeks that even if they do find something how valuable that -- two.
Charging someone with this crime if indeed a crime was committed in the body was left here.
Well if the bodies left did -- indicate some kind of crime but you have the right.
They can identify.
Who the body is that it's still at this time 33 years later without a problem but the causes death.
May not be identifiable.
Especially if it's some kind this -- -- death.
Oh that are very subtle findings may they may not be able to -- term and it causes of death.
And charge somebody with that but they would be able to identify if it is the contacts.
And at least that'll bring some resolution to this horrible situation.
And that's -- -- have at least as you point out doctor -- that we all hope for for the Stanley at least some resolution if it's possible other that's a difficult.
I with a lost the child doctor -- nice to have you with this today always accusing everything Vienna you thank you.
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