MILLEN, Ga. (WJBF) — Investigators are working to identify human remains that were found in a wooded area within the city limits of Millen.

According to Jenkins County Coroner’s Office, the remains were discovered on Monday, Jan. 16th around 4:00 p.m. by someone gathering firewood.

A cause of death cannot be ruled at this time, and positive identification is pending further testing.

Authorities believe the person is someone who was reported missing in 2022.

The Millen Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating.

Millen Police Chief Dwayne Herrington says that more information will be release soon, and ask that anyone with any information to please contact the Millen Police Department or the Jenkin’s County Sheriff’s Office.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for updates on this developing story.