HANCOCK COUNTY — The human remains discovered on Interstate 75 near Findlay Monday have been identified as David D. Carter Sr., 39, of Melvindale, Michigan, confirmed a representative of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Friday.
Cater was discovered in a sleeping bag at about 9:30 a.m. Monday by an Ohio Department of Transportation employee who was mowing along the northbound lanes of I-75. Police officers used a cadaver dog to assist in a search of the area five miles north and south of where Carter’s remains were found.
The body was sent to the Lucas County coroner’s office where an autopsy was performed on Tuesday. The autopsy and cause of death were not released by the patrol as of Friday.