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Latest tip on Ray Gricar's disappearance unfounded

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 23, 2013 6:35 AM
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(Bellefonte) -- A Pennsylvania police chief says the latest reported tip about the whereabouts of a missing prosecutor connected to former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse case has turned out to be unfounded.

Bellefonte Police Chief Shawn Weaver says the FBI took an inmate to a location where he claimed Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar was buried and nothing was found.

Gricar disappeared in 2005, seven years after he decided against charging Sandusky after a boy's mother complained to State College police about abuse. Weaver says the inmate claimed that Gricar was in debt to a Hells Angel's group and that one of its members -- a man Gricar prosecuted for beating a man with a baseball bat -- also killed Gricar.

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