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Officials identify skeletal remains found in Chautauqua County

CHERRY CREEK – Skeletal remains found in Chautauqua County last week have been identified as those of a man last seen in May 2014.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that remains found last Wednesday in Boutwell Hill State Forest are those of Tyler W. Chase.

Authorities said they do not suspect foul play.

Chase was reported as a missing person May 15, 2014, from the Town of Charlotte area, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said.