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Hiker Finds Missing UD Professor Skeletal Remains

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 Newark police says a hiker found the skeletal remains of a missing man on a trail by the University Of Delaware Friday afternoon.

The hiker found the remains of John Dohms, a retired UD professor, who was reported missing since September 2012.  

The discovery of the remains occurred at approximately 4:30pm when the hiker, who was searching off trail for shed deer antlers, saw the remains in a heavily wooded area by Fremont Road. The hiker contacted the police who conducted a search of the area.

Dohms suffered from dementia but the cause of his death is still under investigation.

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