Police have confirmed a body found in Castlerock, Co Londonderry, was missing 19-year-old Jordan McLester.
Mr McLester was reported missing from his home - seven miles away in Coleraine - on November 4.
He had been described as 5ft 6, of slight build with dirty fair hair and blue eyes.
He was last seen at 11.40pm on November 4 in the Kingsbury Gardens area of Coleraine.
But his remains were discovered on November 24 on Circular Road, Castlerock.
A post mortem is due to be carried out but police have not treated the death as suspicious.
Police thanked those involved in a search operation for Mr McLester.