Authorities ID human remains found near Kalispell

Posted at 3:54 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-04 23:40:38-04

KALISPELL – Authorities report that they have identified human remains were found near Rose Crossing in April.

Flathead County Sheriff Brian Heino says the remains have been positively identified as those of Corey Michael Flanningan who was reported missing from the Spokane area on May 2, 2017.

Sheriff Heino says after Flannigan’s vehicle was found crashed near Rose Crossing two days late a search was launched, but Flannigan was not found at the time.

A person reported what he found what he believed were human remains on April 4, 2019, in a wooded area in a wooded area near his home.

Sheriff Heino says the case remains under investigation.