MILLVILLE,N.J. (AP) New Jersey State Police say a former Millville High School football star missing since Sept. 20 was killed.

The death of 19-year-old Khalil Wallace has been classified as a homicide. His body was found Thursday in a lake in Downe Township, Cumberland County.

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Authorities say the 19-year-old was last seen climbing into a van in Woodbine after buying a bag of chips at a nearby store. His mother told The Press of Atlantic City that her son’s cell phone was found in Philadelphia.

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The 2010 graduate played wide receiver at Rowan University, earning an Offensive Rookie of the Week honor in the New Jersey Athletic Conference. He was not playing football this semester.

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