The Bangor Police Department is investigating human remains that were found off Stillwater Avenue in Bangor.

Bangor Police received a call from the Maine Warden Service at around 10 a.m. Sunday, according to Sgt. Wade Betters. Wardens said they had found human remains in a wooded area behind 900 Stillwater Avenue. The business at that address is the Walmart Supercenter.

Sunday's coordinated search was an effort to locate 47-year-old Thomas Lynch who’d been missing since September of 2018, according to police.

The State Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to positively identify the body.

We'll update this story as more information becomes available.

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