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Florida inmate says he knows fate of missing St. Charles boy

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ST. CHARLES, Mo.—A Florida prison inmate says he knows what happened to a St. Louis-area boy who disappeared 25 years ago, and authorities in Missouri are trying to determine if his story is legitimate.

Scott Kleeschulte of St. Charles was 9 when he disappeared on June 8, 1988, while walking near a wooded area not far from his home.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 47-year-old Chuck Miceli is a former police officer from the Chicago area who has turned informant on several cases. Miceli was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2010 on a federal fraud charge.

He has claimed a former cellmate abducted Scott. St. Charles authorities have spent the past seven weeks checking his story.

The Kleeschulte family declined comment.

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