Missing Body Found

The body of 52-year-old Lance Purdy was found in a shallow grave Saturday morning after his son Sean Purdy confessed to detectives, according to the Amador County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies found a freshly dug shallow grave in the area of Pioneer in Amador Pines. Investigators processed the scene and identified the body was Lance Purdy. A neighbor in the area said they had witnessed the son hastily leaving the family home and discovered a large amount of blood in and around the home. Deputies determined the home had been the scene of a homicide.