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Skeletal remains found in Ste. Genevieve Co. identified as Lynn Messer's

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Lynn Messer (Credit: Ste. Genevieve Co. Sheriff) Lynn Messer (Credit: Ste. Genevieve Co. Sheriff)

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Skeletal remains found in a rural area in Ste. Genevieve County Tuesday have been positively identified as belonging to Lynn Messer.

The remains were found on property that is owned by Messer’s family, according to officials.  Personal items were also found with the remains.

Messer disappeared in July 2014.

Authorities initially said they believe the remains belong to Messer. Friday, the St. Louis County Medical Examiner confirmed the remains are Messers.

The FBI is assisting the Ste. Genevieve County Sheriff’s Office with the investigation.

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