UPDATE | Coroner ID's skeletal remains found in Dickson City

UPDATE: The Lackawanna County coroner has identified the skeletal remains found in Dickson City Friday as 20-year-old Titus Thompson from Scranton.

He died from a gunshot wound to the head. The manner of death is suicide, according to the coroner.

Thompson been missing since July.

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ORIGINAL STORY:The Lackawanna County Coroner believes the skeletal remains found in Dickson City Friday belong to a 20-year-old male from Scranton.

If the teeth profile matches dental records, a name could be released soon.

If that ID is not definitively conclusive, DNA results could take months.

The remains were found in a wooded area between Commerce Boulevard and Putnam Circle.

Dickson City Police are continuing to investigate.

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