UPDATE: Remains found near McGuire VA hospital identified

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department has identified the human remains found near McGuire VA Hospital in South Richmond last week as those of Cleveland Peoples Jr.

Peoples, 33, of the 2400 block of Atwell Lane, was reported missing in June 2006.

He was identified through dental records. The Medical Examiner's Office will attempt to determine the cause of death.

A city works crew discovered Peoples' remains at approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, in the 3800 block of McGuire Drive. They were so decomposed, investigators could not determine the gender of the body.

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