Human remains found in California forest are of missing man

January 8, 2022 GMT

MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Human remains found by a hiker in Tahoe National Forest last month has been confirmed to be those of a Northern California man reported missing in early November, authorities said.

Yuba County Sheriff’s officials said Friday they confirmed the remains belong to Tyler Love, 44, of Grass Valley.

A hiker found Love’s skeletal remains on Dec. 21 near a lakeside campground in the forest, about 20 miles north of Nevada City. Sheriff’s officials said his cause of death has not been determined and investigators are awaiting autopsy results.