CHENANGO — Human remains found in a wooded area in upstate New York have been identified as a sex abuse suspect who disappeared after posting bail.
The Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin reports that the body of 54-year-old Paul Terwilliger was identified by dental records.
Hunters found Terwilliger’s decomposed remains Saturday morning in a wooded area in the town of Chenango.
Capt. Fred Akshar of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office said there is no indication of foul play.
Terwilliger was charged last April with first-degree sexual conduct against a child. He was jailed after his arrest but was later released on bail.
Terwilliger was reported missing in May. Akshar said a suicide note was found during the course of the missing person investigation.
Chenango is northeast of Binghamton.
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