Human remains identified

Jason Timothy Swenddal was reported missing in 2009. His remains have been found, authorities say. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department / October 30, 2013)

Human remains found on a boulder-strewn hillside in Cabazon have been identified as those of a 31-year-old man reported missing in 2009, authorities said Tuesday.

Jason Timothy Swenddal was a resident of Cabazon when he disappeared, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

The remains were discovered last week in the hilly area near Eucalyptus Street and Ida Avenue, authorities said.

The investigation into Swenddal's death is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call (951) 922-7100.

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