Police have wrapped up a search for a missing Bowmanville man.

Investigators believe he disappeared as the result of foul play.

Haliburton Highlands OPP searched an area north of Haliburton in early May, looking for signs of 47-year-old David Palmer.

Palmer was last seen on Friday October 2nd, 2015.

A week later, his car was recovered by police near Spruce Lake Trail.

Police found human remains in the area last Friday.

A post mortem yesterday has confirmed the identity as David Palmer.

Police continue to investigate the cause of his death.