ST. JOSEPH, Minn. - Patty Wetterling the mother of Jacob Wetterling put out a statement Monday on the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center Facebook page.

"The Wetterlings are deeply grieving and are pulling our family together. We will be eager to talk to media as soon as we are able.

Everyone wants to know what they can do to help us.
Say a prayer.
Light a candle.
Be with friends.
Play with your children.
Hold Hands.
Eat ice cream.
Create joy.
Help your neighbor.
That is what will bring me comfort today.” -Patty Wetterling

Officials confirmed on Saturday that the remains of Jacob Wetterling have been found, nearly 27 years after his disappearance.

People from across Minnesota and the country left their porch lights on Saturday and Sunday night to honor the memory of Jacob Wetterling.