EDDY COUNTY, NM (KWES) - Authorities identified human remains found in Eddy County.
The Eddy County Sheriff's Office said it's Manuel Rodriguez Pineda Junior of Carlsbad.
Investigators used medical records and other evidence to identify him.
The remains were found in January by local hunters in the area of Fishermans Lane and State Road 31.
Pineda's family reported him missing in September of 2015.
Authorities are still working to figure out how he died.
If you have any information, call the Eddy County Sheriff's Office at (575) 887-7551.