Police identify remains found behind diner as missing Connecticut woman

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Police have identified the person whose remains were found in a wooded area off of Route 22 in Patterson, New York.

Laelcira Delima's body was found on Feb. 1 after a 2 1/2-year investigation into her disappearance.

She was originally reported missing to the Danbury Police Department in Connecticut.

Delima's identity was confirmed on Feb. 10 by Putnam County officials.

Putnam County's Sheriff's Office and Danbury detectives are investigating, but no foul play is suspected at this time.

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