CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE (AP) — Investigators are hoping fresh attention could help solve the case of an 11-year-old boy who vanished in southern New Jersey nearly 25 years ago.

Mark Himebaugh (National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Project)

The Press of Atlantic City reports local and federal investigators are announcing a partnership Monday with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Project ALERT program to assist in the investigation into the disappearance of Mark Himebaugh.

The boy has been missing since Nov. 25, 1991, when he went to watch firefighters battle a nearby marsh fire. The Middle Township boy's disappearance prompted a massive search involving hundreds of volunteers.

Analysts from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will be working with the Middle Township Police Department over the next several weeks to review the case.

 

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