Skeletal remains identified as missing Ore., man

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Skeletal remains of a man missing for almost two years have been found near the Short Mountain Landfill in Lane County.

The Register-Guard reports (http://is.gd/yMRjM3 ) that county authorities identified the man this week as 56-year-old Gene Allen Kimmel of Creswell.

His death has been ruled a suicide.

The sheriff's department says Kimmel had been reported missing in 2010 after he wasn't seen for several days.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com