Delaware County Sheriff's officials say a Sidney man who had been reported missing at the end of June has been found dead.

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Authorities say utility line employees working in a wooded area near Lawton Hill and Franklin Depot Road in the Town of Sidney discovered human remains in the afternoon of August 28.

Sheriff's Deputies and Criminal Investigators have identified the remains as those of 51-year-old Byron Furman who lived on Lawton Hill Road.

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Furnman had been reported missing on June 27.

Delaware County Medical Examiner, Doctor Richard Ucci determined theman had died as a result of natural causes.