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Remains Found in Lakeville Identified as Missing Man

Updated: 05/16/2014 6:11 PM
Created: 05/16/2014 2:15 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

Investigators have identified the remains found in a Lakeville park Thursday afternoon.

Police said 50-year-old Christopher Bellino's bones were discovered at Ritter Farm Park. Bellino was reportedly last seen in Lakeville on July 29, 2012. His car was found parked at the Target in Lakeville on August 28.

The remains appeared to have been there for awhile, police said.

Police said students from Lakeville South High School were on an expedition with the Army National Guard when someone came across a skull. More bones were found later by police.

Police said at this point foul play is not suspected.

Christopher Bellino
Photo: Lakeville Police Department
Photo: KSTP/File

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