FREMONT COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The Fremont County coroner has identified human remains that have been a mystery for more than a year.

A hiker found the skeletal remains in Western Fremont County in September 2016.

In July, the Fremont County Coroner’s Office released a facial reconstruction of the man.

reconstruction Human Remains Found By Hikers Identified More Than 1 Year Later

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A positive DNA match came back that identified the remains as that of 23-year-old Remzi Nesfield.

remzi nesfield Human Remains Found By Hikers Identified More Than 1 Year Later

Remzi Nesfield (credit: Fremont County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputies aren’t sure how Nesfield died or how long ago he died.

Anyone with information about Nesfield is asked to call detectives at 719-276-5555.

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