The Spartanburg County Coroner confirmed Tuesday afternoon that human remains on a conveyor belt found after a 20-year-old man went missing match the DNA of his parents.
Coroner Rusty Cleavenger said his office has hired a forensic anthropologist to further investigate. Cleavenger said it’s still a missing person’s case.
Duncan Alexander Burrell Gordon had not been seen since the early morning hours of May 5 as he worked the night shift at Industrial Recycling and Recovery in Greer. He was atop a shredder, the start of a process to recycle plastic-based material.