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Bodies found in park scoured for missing Milwaukee boys

(CNN) -- Two decomposed bodies were found Friday night in a lagoon where searchers have looked for two Milwaukee, Wisconsin, boys who disappeared nearly a month ago, police said.

Milwaukee Police Chief Nan Hegerty said the bodies had not been identified.

Quadrevion Henning, 12, and Purvis Parker, 11, were last seen March 19 as they headed off to play ball at a park near their homes in north-central Milwaukee.

"I'm not going to make any identification until we're sure," Hegerty said.

"It looks like the body has been in the lagoon for quite some time," she said after the first body was found. The initial examination could not determine that body's race or whether it had suffered any trauma, she said.

Autopsies are planned for Saturday morning, after which identifications may be made, she said.

After the boys disappeared, the park around the lagoon was searched at least three times by officers on foot, and a dive team searched the water, Hegerty said.

The first body was discovered Friday night by a man and his son who were walking through the park and saw the body floating on the water, she said. The second body was found a short time later.

CNN Correspondent Jonathan Freed contributed to this report

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