Missing California boy found dead; 7 kids in protective custody 01/13/2020 10:33 pm PST Comments KTLA / Placerville Police via KTLA: PLACERVILLE, Calif. (KTLA) -- An 11-year-old Northern California boy who had been reported missing Saturday morning was found dead hours later, police said Sunday. Roman Anthony Lopez was last seen Saturday morning, Jan. 11, at his home on Coloma Street in Placerville, a city about 45 miles east of Sacramento. His body was found Saturday night after a massive search. “After an extensive search of the area, involving multiple agencies, Roman was found deceased,” the Placerville Police Department said. Police said seven children living in the home were placed into protective custody as the investigation continued. Authorities would not comment on any possible suspects and repeated that the case was considered a “suspicious death.” MORE: 7 children in protective custody as Placerville police investigate boy's death - KTXL Missing 11-Year-Old Boy Is Found Dead in NorCal - KTLA #BodyFound #California #HumanRemains #KTLA #KTXL #Missing #MissingPersons #NorthernCalifornia #SuspiciousDeath Related Stories 2 inmates kill L.A. man in high-security Sacramento prison Family: Man shot in head trying to defend woman, baby in restaurant California woman asks officer for ride back to stolen car 100 stolen packages recovered during California traffic stop Anti-vax protester accused of throwing blood at lawmakers charged Police searching for suspected thief posing as a psychic Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.