TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) - State police say DNA testing has shown that human remains founds in the woods near the Bridgeport-Trumbull line are those of the missing Eastern Connecticut State University student.
State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance announced Saturday that the Connecticut State Forensic Lab in Meriden identified the remains as those of 20-year-old Alyssiah Wiley.
State police working with cadaver-sniffing dogs found the remains Friday. A dive team searched nearby Bunnell Pond in Bridgeport on Thursday.
Wiley was reported missing from the school on April 24. She last seen April 20 in Willimantic en route to the university's campus.
A medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the manner and cause of death.
Vance say police are continuing the criminal investigation. He did not provide additional details.
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