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Authorities have positively identified the partially decomposed remains of missing Moreno Valley, CA, high school student Norma Lopez.

The 17-year-old was reported missing around 12:30 p.m. last Thursday when she failed to return home from summer school at Valley View High School.

The body was found Tuesday afternoon just off Interstate 60, by a resident doing yard work. Some of Norma’s belongings, as well as signs of a struggle, were found in a vacant field which was a popular shortcut among students just a few blocks from the school.

There are no suspects, however, authorities are looking for a newer model green SUV that was seen speeding away from the area Lopez disappeared.

Authorities urged anyone with information about the case to call (877) 242-4345, or send an e-mail to