user31scartozziLake Havasu City police report the discovery of human remains believed to be those of a missing local resident. Richard Scartozzi, 76, who suffers from dementia as reported missing after he was last seen November 1.

Police sergeant Kirk Cesena a citizen who was off-roading came across human remains in a desert are north of Bentley Boulevard about 2:00 p.m. on Monday. He said a wallet found at the scene belonged to Scartozzi.

An autopsy was scheduled in an attempt to verify identification. Cesena said foul play is not suspected.