Remains found near Mayer positively identified as missing teacher Cathryn Gorospe

The Gorospe family visited the area where detectives say they discovered the remains of Cathryn Gorospe in Mayer.

MAYER, Ariz. - The Yavapai County Medical Examiner's Office informed the Flagstaff Police Department that they have positively identified the remains found near Mayer last Friday as Cathryn Gorospe.

The medical examiner's office said it used dental records to identify the remains. 

The 44-year-old Valley teacher was last seen bailing Charlie Malzahn out of Coconino County Jail in Flagstaff the previous Friday.

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Flagstaff police said detectives found Gorospe's remains on rural land outside the limits of Coconino County. A tip led detectives to the location, according to police. 

Further details have not yet been released. 

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