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Remains found in desert belong to missing Oceanside man

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OCEANSIDE (CBS 8) - The search for a missing man from Oceanside is declared over, after a tragic discovery Saturday in the desert north of Los Angeles.

76-year-old Nickolaos Christidis has been missing for more than three weeks.

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Three days ago his vehicle was found in the desert near Lancaster.

Search teams found human remains about a mile and a half from that vehicle.

The Medical Examiner's office has identified the body.

Investigators have not released the cause of death, but say there are no signs of foul play.

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