Authorities ID remains found in October in east Indiana farm field

HAGERSTOWN, Ind. (AP) — Human remains found in a Wayne County soybean field in October have been identified as a 30-year-old local man who was reported missing in August. 

The sheriff’s office says Trevan Winterton’s identity was confirmed with help from a forensic anthropologist at the University of Indianapolis. 

Winterton’s remains were discovered on Oct. 1 by a man driving a harvester, across from Hagerstown Community Park, The Richmond Palladium-Item said. The cause of death has not been determined.