Human remains found in Fort Erie

Human remains that were discovered in Fort Erie last week have been identified as Barbara Cowsill. The 66-year-old woman went missing from her home in February of 2016.A member of the public found the remains while walking in the area of Gorham Rd. and Cherry Hill Blvd. near the Friendship Trail on Wednesday.Members of Niagara Search and Rescue, Marine Unit, Forensic Services Unit, Emergency Task Unit, Auxiliary officers Fort Erie Fire, Ontario Provincial Police cadaver K9, Niagara Regional Coroner’s Office, and student volunteers from the University of Toronto Anthropology Department performed extensive ground searched over the weekend near the location where the remains were found.Foul play is not suspected.