"The deceased was identified as Sai Kiran (17). He went missing from his residence in YKM Colony on January 24," Parvathipuram Police Sub-Inspector (PSI), B Surendra Babu said.
The victim's parents since then were under the impression that their son might have gone to attend a festival celebration near their village and searched for him at several places, he said.
However, the boy's body was recovered this morning and sent to local government hospital for post-mortem, he said.
A case under relevant section of the CrPC has been registered, he said, adding further investigation is on.