University of North Texas helps with remains found at GLSM

(WDTN Photo)
(WDTN Photo)

CELINA, Ohio (WDTN) – The remains found near Grand Lake St. Mary’s in January have been sent to Texas.

Last week, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey said the Ohio Bureau of Investigation was able to get a partial profile from DNA evidence but have been unsuccessful identifying the victim.

READ MORE: No DNA match on Mercer County homicide case

The remains have been sent to the University of North Texas for further investigation. Officials say it may take about six months for the results.

Police say the victim is believed to be a male between 20 and 35 years old.

This case is being investigated as a homicide by the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.

READ MORE: Sheriff: Bones found now a homicide case provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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