Police ID human remains found in Newtown

NEWTOWN - (AP) - Police say an investigation by the stateMedical Examiner's Office has confirmed that the human remainsfound in a Newton home were those of a woman who was reportedmissing in 1984.

Police say contractors renovating the home on Poverty HollowRoad found body parts Wednesday afternoon. Town police called instate police to help with the investigation.

Police said in a statement released Thursday evening thatforensic experts have identified the remains as those of ElizabethHeath. She was 38 years old when she was reported missing in April1984.

Local and state police are continuing the investigation and haveasked anyone with information to contact the Newton PoliceDepartment.

Authorities declined to release additional information.

One contractor, Jordan Wright, told The News-Times of Danburythat he found the remains under a basement floor.

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