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Remains found during search in Buckeye for missing geologist

BUCKEYE, Ariz. - Volunteers searching for a geologist who went missing in Buckeye in June found human remains.

AZFamily.com reports that Buckeye police confirmed the remains found Saturday by searchers looking for Daniel Robinson look to be human.

DNA tests will be used to try to determine the identity.

The 24-year-old geologist was last seen at a work site in Buckeye, 35 miles (56 kilometers) west of Phoenix. A rancher found his car in a ravine in July a few miles away. His keys, cellphone and clothes were also recovered.

His father, David Robinson, has been conducting regular searches.

The elder Robinson and a private investigator posted a video to a Twitter account dedicated to the search describing the remains as human leg bones. It also showed police tape surrounding an area behind them.

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