- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 14, 2015

COVINGTON, La. (AP) - St. Tammany Parish authorities say human remains found in a burned-out car outside the village of Sun over the week have been identified as a woman who was reported missing three weeks,

Multiple news outlets report the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s office used DNA to positively identify the remains as Nanette Me’Shell King, of Bogalusa.

The 41-year-old King was last seen on the afternoon of Sept. 20 leaving the Shell station in Bush where she worked.

James Hartman, a spokesman for St. Tammany Coroner Dr. Charles Preston, said the cause of death and manner of death has not yet been determined.

Sheriff’s deputies say two women searching for an old trailer came upon the burned car in thick woods off Louisiana 16 near Sun around noon Sunday.

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