Human remains identified as those of missing Greenville man

The Plumas County Sheriff announced this evening that the human remains found by a hunter on Oct. 5 at the end of First Avenue in Chester have been positively identified as Dominic Potts of Greenville. Potts had been missing since 2018 and was an active missing person’s case in the Sheriff’s Office. The remains were identified through the use of a forensicodontologist.

Potts’ vehicle was located shortly after he was reported missing back in 2018 in the area of First Avenue, the same general vicinity of where the skull was located.

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office extends its condolences to the family of Dominic Potts.