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Remains for former Disney Mouseketeer found

Jean Seaman, Annette Funicello
Posted at 8:43 AM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 09:43:59-04

Medical authorities in Oregon have confirmed the death of former Disney Mouseketeer and actor Dennis Day.

The 76-year-old disappeared last year -- he was last seen outside his Phoenix, Oregon home in July.

His car also went missing.

It later turned up on the Oregon coast -- with two people inside who apparently didn't know Day.

Just a couple of months ago, a body was discovered on the property where he lived.

According to investigators, the remains had been on there for quite some time.

On Thursday, Day's family members announced in a Facebook post that the medical examiner's office had confirmed the body found was indeed his.

Day's cause of death is under investigation by Oregon State police.

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