Human remains identified in Modoc County

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ALTURAS, Calif. — Recently discovered human remains were matched to those of a missing Likely man.

Modoc County Sheriff-Coroner Mike Poindexter released the information after testing palm prints to those logged with the sheriff’s office. They matched 36-year-old Dewey Dink McGarva who had been missing since March. Authorities are still researching how McGarva died.