The body found in Cedar Creek last May in Polk County has been identified as 55 year-old Randy Richardson of Cedartown. Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier said that due to the level of decomposition the remains were identified by the GBI through medical records, DNA matches with family members and dental records.

Richardson had gone missing on Mother’s Day.

Brazier said his remains were identified through medical records, DNA matches with family members and dental records due to the level of decomposition.

Brazier added that the death remains under investigation as suspicious.