"I don't know what to say, it's just, its, it's a loss that I... I can't do this."
A father devastated by the loss of a child.
Garrett Quedens lifeless body was found on this dead end street just before, 4 this morning by a newspaper delivery man.
The teen left his house last night around 8 thirty to meet up with friends, and may have fall victim of the extreme frigid conditions.
"We are certainly looking at that as a possibility it was in the high teens last night with a wind chill that probably brought it down closer to zero and if he was laying in the street he was exposed to the elements for quite a prolonged time." Said Suffolk County Police Detective Thomas Groneman
In a wooded area, not far from where Quedens was found, is a blue tarp and chair, neighbors say the woods here are a hangout for kids.
"Earlier in the night me and my son heard people who must have been hanging out in the woods." Said Kenneth Cody who lives next to the woods.
Gum wrappers similar to sticks of gum found next to Quedens body were found in the woods, and there were obvious signs of alcohol and drug use.
It's uncertain whether or not the alcohol or drug evidence found was left by Quedens or his friends, police are waiting for the autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
"At this point there is no evidence of foul play, there was no trauma to his body, and there are no pre-existing medical condition that we are aware of." Said Groneman.
Queddens has an 11 o'clock curfew but was allowed to stay out until midnight because of the holiday.
When he didn't show after 12, his parents went out looking for him.
Hours later after police found quedens his ID in his pocket, his parents got the call they dreaded.
14-year-old West Babylon Boy Found Dead
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