On Saturday, March 3, Deputies from the Reno County Sheriff’s Office and an Investigator from the Reno County Coroner’s Office responded to rural farm property North of Haven, Kansas on a report from the landowner that the remains of a human had been found while working his land, according to a media release.
The remains and other items at the scene appeared to be that of a female. The remains were transported to the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center for identification.
On Monday, Dr. Kipper, a Pathologist with the Forensic Science Center, advised Reno County Authorities say the remains had been positively identified by dental records as Laura Lee Dorey, 17 years of age of Haven.
Laura had been reported as a missing person by her family on June 13.
The cause of death is still under investigation and any information should be forwarded to the Reno County Sheriff’s Office.