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Tentative ID made of remains found in Alcona County

ALCONA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say they've tentatively identified human remains found by a hunter this month in a remote area of Alcona County.

The Bay City Times reports that personal items found at the scene in the northeastern Lower Peninsula lead investigators to believe the remains are likely are those of Edward Groves.

The find was made Nov. 13 in Alcona Township.

Positive identification was pending. Investigators do not suspect foul play.

Authorities had believed Groves fled the state to avoid arrest after his vehicle was identified as being involved in the vandalism of several mailboxes in April 2009.

Investigators had earlier found Groves' vehicle abandoned.

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