The family of a missing Grand Forks man confirmed to Valley News Live’s Bailey Hurley that remains found Monday night on the Spirit Lake Reservation are those of missing man Joseph Bruce.

The family confirmed the findings to Valley News Live on Tuesday.

Bruce had been missing since June 25, 2018 and was last seen in Devils Lake. His vehicle was found days later on the Spirit Lake Reservation.

When contacted by WZFG News, Devils Lake Police Chief Joe Knowski said he has no comment—and that the investigation is being conducted by the BIA and FBI. Calls for comment from the FBI have not been returned, as of Tuesday evening.