Police ID Man Whose Remains Were Found in Canton

UPDATE: Police have identified the man as 61-year-old Thomas Hobbs, of Canton. He was reported missing in February.

Human remains were found in a wooded area in Canton on Sunday.

Police were called to a wooded area near Red Fox Run trail just past 2 p.m.

Officers who arrived found the body of 61-year-old Thomas Hobbs, who had been dead for a significant time, according to police.

Hobbs had been reported missing in February. 

The State Police Western District Major Crime Squad was called in to assist.

The cause and manner of death will be determined by the state medical examiner, police said.

There is no threat to the public, according to police.

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