Human remains found in Tompkins County

By Conor Mooney
By Candace Chapman

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Human remains found in Tompkins County

October 23, 2013 Updated Oct 24, 2013 at 12:37 PM EST

Town of Ulysses, NY (WBNG Binghamton) New York State Police identified a man whose skeletal remains were found in Tompkins County Wednesday.

Working with the Binghamton University Anthropology Department, the remains have been tentatively identified as those of Brian K. Austin, 41, of Syracuse.

The remains were discovered in a wooded area in Taughannock State Park.

State Police said Austin was reported missing from the Syracuse area in 2011.

The investigation is continuing. State Police said information on the cause and manner of death are pending.

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