Police identify human remains

Death ruled a suicide

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (WMAR) - A man whose body was found on Saturday and hand found earlier last week has been identified.

Baltimore County Police say that the body has been identified as 24-year-old Darnell William Butler of the 3800 block of Ferndale Avenue.

Butler was first reported missing to Baltimore City Police on September 17, 2012.

Police say Butler's body was discovered in the area of Hanover Pike and Butler Road in Reisterstown Saturday.
 
Earlier in the week, a contractor found the victim's hand in the 300 block of HedgePocket Way. 
 
The rest of Butler's body was found around 11:30 a.m. Saturday by police and volunteers. 
 
The Medical Examiner's Office determined that Butler died from a self inflicted gunshot. Police said a handgun was found at the scene.
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