PONDERAY, Idaho-- Authorities released the identity of a man found dead in North Idaho in mid-December.
The Ponderay Police Department said experts used dental records to identify Brendan Earl Carpenter, 22, who was would found dead in Ponderay on Dec. 15. Authorities said his body was found in a wooded area north of Schweitzer Plaza Drive.
An autopsy report is still pending and his cause of death has not yet been determined.
Carpenter was reported as a missing person to the Bonner County Sheriff’s Office in June.
Police are still asking anyone with any information as to the circumstances of the death to call the Ponderay Police Department at 208-265-4251 or Bonner Dispatch at 208-265-5525.