CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Authorities have identified the human remains that were discovered in Cape Coral in early April. The remains are said to belong to 51-year-old Edwin H. Warner. Warner most recently was listed as a transient living in North Fort Myers.
On Thursday, April 8, 2010, at approximately 7:20 p.m., deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to the area of Del Prado Boulevard and Malagratta Circle, Cape Coral, in reference to human remains being discovered by hikers in a wooded area.
Due to the nature of the incident, detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit assumed the investigation. The remains were turned over to a pathologist who utilized medical records to identify the deceased as Warner.
His cause of death has not been determined. The incident remains under investigation.