PORTAGE COUNTY -- The body that was discovered on Saturday in a wooded area near Berlin Lake has been positively identified as Jeffrey Hathaway, 45, of Norton, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office.
Autopsy results are pending at this time.
Human remains were found in the Berlin Lake Wildlife Area Saturday around 8:45 a.m.
Cadaver dogs found the remains during a training session.
Last month, multiple agencies searched the area for Hathaway, the owner of an abandoned car that was found in the area. However, he was never found.