Remains in Hueston Woods State Park could be Butler man missing since 2020

BUTLER COUNTY — Wednesday crews searching Hueston Woods State Park found human remains that could be linked to a Butler County man missing since 2020.

On June 1, 2020, Fairfield Township Police received a report that 28-year-old Michael McKenny was missing, according to a release.

McKenny’s car and belongings were found in Hueston Woods State Park by park officials shortly after the missing person report was filed.

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Over the next two and a half years both private and public groups searched the park near the Butler and Preble County border.

On Dec 7. human remains were located and given to the Preble County Coroner’s Office for investigation.

Police did not say whether those remains belong to McKenney, or how they were able to discover them.