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Human remains found in Magoffin are identified

Human remains found Tuesday in the Rock House community of Magoffin County have been identified as those of a man who was reported missing in 1989.

Kentucky State Police said the remains are those of Gregory G. Back, 29, formerly of Salyersville.

The remains were found in a body of water after state police received an anonymous tip. State police are investigating Back's death as a homicide.