This story was updated at 3:19 p.m:
The Sedgwick County Coroner’s Office has identified the body of 5-year-old Lucas Hernandez.
His identity was confirmed through an autopsy and dental records.
Lucas has been missing since Feb. 17. His disappearance led to numerous searches by police and community volunteers.
“No one likes to see a child disappear,” Ramsay said during a news briefing Friday. “As [Lucas’ disappearance] captured the community’s concerns and tugged at their heartstrings, it has tugged at ours and our staff’s as well.”