The St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office has identified the skeletal remains found in an abandoned home in Slidell.
The sheriff's office says deputies found the remains Monday in a home in the Bayou Liberty neighborhood.
Dr. Pramod Menon, the parish coroner, said Wednesday that the remains are that of 47-year-old John Felton Winston Jr. He says his office, along with the LSU Department of Anthropology, will work to determine the cause of death.
Based on their condition, the remains are believed to have been in the home for several years.
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