Human Remains Found In Panama City Beach Are Identified

PANAMA CITY BEACH-- The medical examiner has positively identified the skeletal remains found in Panama City Beach as Michael Allen Lane.

A contractor clearing a wooded lot on Back Beach Road and Fernwood Avenue stumbled on the remains Tuesday of this week.

The 48 year old Lane was living in the beaches area when he was reported missing back on July 8, 2010.

Panama City Beach Police Officials say Lane's girlfriend, Fani Biton is the one who reported him missing.

Biton claims Lane left her home earlier in the week saying he was going to the Rescue Mission, but never made it.

The cause of death is still under investigation.