The Grayslake community rallied around the family of Joey Frase, who went missing early Sunday morning after leaving a party. Tragically, his family has reported that he was found deceased late Tuesday morning.
"Sadly I must announce that Joey's body has been recovered. My family is devastated and asks that at this time you please respect our privacy while we deal with our loss. You cannot imagine how much we have appreciated the support from all of you in our efforts to find him. The outpouring of compassion from friends, and the community has really touched us," posted his family on Facebook.
"Joey was always very respectful. He was a really nice kid. My heart just goes out to his family," said Jason Freeman, whose son was friends with Joey.
"My heart goes out 2 his family!! Will keep u in thoughts and prayers!" posted Kimberly on Patch.
"My heart is breaking for the family," posted Amy Rozzoni-Moffatt on the Grayslake Patch Facebook.
"Beautiful smile on a wonderful young man. Friend to both my sons, and a friend to me. He is deeply deeply missed. All my love to his family," posted Rose Agnello-Grant on Patch Facebook.
Those who knew and loved Joey Frase are invited to share their memories and upload photos here.