The RCMP and New Glasgow Police Service are confirming human remains located on a property in Pictou County have been positively identified as 19 year-old Amber Kirwan.
Police are not releasing the cause of death; however can confirm the death of Amber Kirwan is being investigated as a homicide.
Officers uncovered the remains on November 5th during the search of a wooded area on a farm property in Heathbell.
Kirwan was last seen on October 9th leaving a pool hall in New Glasgow following a night out with friends.
The investigation is continuing.