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Police Find Body Believed to be Missing Trenton Teen

Although efforts to positively identify the body were unsuccessful at this time, police believe it to be Nathan Alan Tracy of Trenton.

A body found at about 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Sept., 8 in Pittsfield Township is believed to be that of a Trenton teen who was , according to police.

Police said a maintenance worker from a nearby condominium complex, Weatherstone Condos, found the deceased body of a male believed to be 19-year-old Nathan Alan Tracy.

The body was found in a retention pond located near the entrance of the Weatherstone complex, according to a release from the Pittsfield Township Department of Public Safety.

Pittsfield police were called and responded to recover the body and investigate the scene.

Efforts to positively identify the body were unsuccessful; however, police said it is believed to be Tracy, who was reportedly involved in a hit and run crash at the above location at about 11:30 p.m. Sept. 5.

Family members who had not heard from Tracy since prior to the crash  reported him missing.

Police said an autopsy of the body is scheduled to take place within the next day. Methods to positively identify the deceased are ongoing.

The cause of death was unavailable Saturday afternoon.

Mary Fitrakis-Pinkston September 08, 2012 at 07:27 PM
Oh no. My God this is tragic. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Ron September 08, 2012 at 07:28 PM
This is so so sad. Nate will be missed by so many. He had his entire life ahead of him. Again, my thoughts and prayers go out to the Tracy family.
jennifer September 08, 2012 at 07:32 PM
To the tracy family my family will be praying for u guys god bless
Maribeth September 08, 2012 at 07:33 PM
Prayers are with the family. What a terrible tragedy.
Lisa September 08, 2012 at 07:41 PM
How terrible for his poor family...thoughts and prayers to the family.
Suzanne Guzek September 08, 2012 at 08:23 PM
Very saddened to hear this, prayers to the family.
R.T.Gaynier September 08, 2012 at 09:59 PM
I can't possibly imagine your pain... Truly sorry for your loss .
Edie Wend September 08, 2012 at 10:00 PM
So sad, my thoughts and prayers go out to family and friends.
Stephanie Keffer September 08, 2012 at 10:27 PM
That's horrible :(
Lindsey Hale September 09, 2012 at 03:17 AM
Not the ending I was hoping to hear. So sad. Many prayers to his family and friends.
jeanne September 09, 2012 at 01:17 PM
tragic ending, no family should have to bury a child so young, may god be with the family.
Nate Stemen (Editor) September 09, 2012 at 05:52 PM
I heard from Trenton Mayor Kyle Stack that there will be a candle light vigil tonight at Trenton High School Football Field for Nathan Tracy at 8:30 p.m. -- NS
craig davis September 10, 2012 at 02:43 AM
Thoughts and prayers to the family
Art Zasadny September 10, 2012 at 01:39 PM
Thanks to everyone who organized the candlelight vigil, it was simply amazing to see how many people this young man's life touched. What a tragedy!

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