To quote from the article:
Bones, believed to be human remains, were found in the desert on May 20 near Lake Mead Blvd., near Sunrise Mountain.
The Coroner's office now says the bones belong to Chad Robert Lightle, a 39 year old man.
He was originally from Rochester, MI.
Lightle was reported missing in 2001.
The cause of his death has not been determined at this time.
Chad was missing for a long time and I thought there was good possibility he was murdered or committed suicide. Nevertheless, learning that he really is gone is a shock. I guess I'd never really given up hope that he was alive and well, and that he would rejoin the family some day.