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Skeletal remains found in Shippensburg Township this month have been identified as a Shippensburg man who has been missing since May.

The remains of 49-year-old Scott Shaffer were found in a wooded area near the rear of Walmart in Shippensburg Township on Jan. 21, Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall said Tuesday in a written statement.

Shaffer was reported missing on May 14, Hall said.

Dental records were used to identify Shaffer, and no foul play is suspected, according to Hall.

A forensic anthropology team from Mercyhurt College assisted with the recovery of the remains.

State Police are investigating the case, Hall said.

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