Police identify human remains found in Niagara Falls region earlier this week

NIAGARA FALLS - Police say human remains found in Niagara Falls are those of a local woman who was reported missing in June.

Niagara Regional Police say the remains were discovered in a wooded area by a pedestrian on Wednesday, about two kilometres from Marineland.

They say the remains have since been identified as 53-year-old Wendy Fontaine of Niagara Falls.

Police say Fontaine was reported missing in June after missing work.

Police say foul play isn't suspected but the investigation is ongoing to determine Fontaine's cause of death.