Remains found in North Union Township identified as missing 17-year-old girl

NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Remains found in North Union Township have been identified as a missing 17-year-old girl.

Kaitlin Whoolery, 17, was last seen on Nov. 23 when she went for a walk and disappeared.

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Her body was found on Tuesday, April 16 near an abandoned home in the area of Hogsett Lane. Fayette County Coroner Bob Baker identified her body on Tuesday, April 23.

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Channel 11 spoke to her grandparents before Kaitlin’s remains were identified.

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“I was almost certain she wasn’t alive, that just more or less confirmed it. I held out hope. You always hope. I knew when we didn’t hear from her all that time it was just an affirmation of what I thought,” her grandfather said.

At this time, it’s not clear if any foul play is suspected.

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