Seven weeks after he went missing, officials say that is that of West Newton resident and Boston College student .
According to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley, preliminary information shows that the body in the reservoir is Garcia. Conley said items found on the body as well as clothing helped officials identify Garcia.
Throughout the last seven weeks, Garcia's family has held strong in the hopes that Garcia would return home. and in Garcia's name.
Family and friends, in particular Garcia's classmates, in hopes of getting the word out about Garcia's disappearance. A Facebook group for Garciahas more than 3,300 members and the Twitter account @FindFranco has nearly 500 followers.
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