A missing Marion County teen has been found dead in Polk County.

Nineteen-year-old Kodi Matthews was last seen Jan. 1 near Fish Hatchery Road in Lakeland. His remains were found Saturday just east of the road.

An autopsy will determine exactly what happened to Matthews.

His family said it was unusual for him not to contact them.

If you have any information, call the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at (863) 298-6200.