Skeletal Remains ID'd as NJ Kayaker Missing Since '10

Bones found in Shrewsbury River identified as Central NJ man

Thursday, Dec 6, 2012  |  Updated 8:51 PM EDT
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Skeletal Remains ID'd as Kayaker Missing Since '10

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New Jersey State Police say skeletal remains found in the Shrewsbury River have been identified as those of a kayaker missing since 2010.

Authorities said Thursday the remains have been identified as 28-year-old David Civile of Tinton Falls.

New Jersey State Police Sgt. Brian Polite says the remains were found Nov. 28 by a contractor making repairs to a dock by a home along the river.

The Monmouth County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the remains Wednesday.

Polite says detectives investigating the remains were advised that an unsuccessful multi-agency search for a missing kayaker identified as Civile had been conducted in the area on Nov. 17, 2010.

The cause and manner of Civile's death are still under investigation.

 


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