DETROIT (WJBK) - A body found in a sealed container inside a vacant house on Detroit's west side has been identified as a man who has been missing since June 1.
An official with the Wayne County Medical Examiner says the remains have been identified as Douglas Calhoun, a former Marine who is also known in the area as 'Chef Doug'. Authorities are still working to determine the cause of death.
Calhoun went missing on June 1 after hanging out with friends. That night, he spoke to a friend on the phone saying he had returned home and they'd talk later. Later that week, he didn't show up for an important catering event and then he missed a flight that weekend.
Later in June, Calhoun's SUV was found abandoned in the Brightmoor neighborhood, and there was some fraudulent activity noticed on his credit cards.
In July, investigators discovered what has now been identified as Calhoun's remains on Greydale near Outer Drive, which is also in the Brightmoor area.
Calhoun lived in Detroit on Cherrylawn Street, which is about 6 miles east of the Brightmoor area.
This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.