Sergeant: Skeletal remains discovered in Adamsville belonged to missing man

Eddie Abbott's remains were discovered almost nine months after his disappearance. (Adamsville PD)

Adamsville authorities identified skeletal remains found Tuesday as those of a missing 55-year-old man.

A utility crew discovered the remains off Minor Parkway on Tuesday evening, City of Adamsville confirmed via Facebook.

The coroner recovered the remains around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday and determined that they belonged to Edward Lee Abbott, who had been missing since October ,15, 2017.

Abbott's family members addressed the media about the findings in a press conference held by the Adamsville Police Wednesday afternoon.

Adamsville Police are heading the investigation into Abbott's death.

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