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Skeletal remains found on December 27 have been identified as a man who went missing in 2022. The remains are those of 53-year-old Jim Dennis Ramsey, who lived on Frontier Lane in Lincolnton in 2022.
Frontier Lane is a short distance from where the body was found on Lee Lawing Road. Mr. Ramsey was reported missing by his brother in June of 2022. Foul play is not suspected in Mr. Ramsey’s death.
On December 27, Deputies were dispatched to the area near the Dollar General store at Lee Lawing Road and N.C. Highway 150 East. A customer told a Dollar General employee that he found what he believed to be a human skull as he was walking through a nearby wooded area. Detectives arrived on the scene and found other skeletal remains in the area.