CALDWELL COUNTY, Mo. - Caldwell County authorities identified the remains found on Sunday as Carol Thompson.
Thompson had been missing since June 15, 2012. Authorities have continued to investigate what happened to the 51-year-old since she was last seen in the early morning hours that day.
The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office received a call on Sunday of what was reported to be skeletal remains in the southwest part of the county.
The autopsy was performed Monday and on Thursday, officials identified the body as Thompson using dental records.
Authorities are still investigating the cause of death.