Posted at: 05/12/2013 2:35 PM
Updated at: 05/12/2013 3:56 PM
Authorities said human remains were found in a mine dump in rural McKinley Saturday.
The Saint Louis County Sheriff's Office received the report just before noon, and later confirmed the remains were human.
Deputies said they believe the remains could be a New York man who was reported missing last fall.
Officials said the death or location of the remains was not suspicious.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Saint Louis County Sheriff's Office is still investigating.