The Boone-Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the remains recovered on Feb. 24 in Callaway County as those of Loy Peters, 39, of Fulton.

An investigation was completed by the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone-Callaway Medical Examiner’s Office, the sheriff's office announced in a news release. Due to the advanced decomposition of the remains, various examinations were needed to further the death investigation and reach a final conclusion.

Based on the investigation, scene findings, and related medical examinations, the death is not considered as being the result of foul play.