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But in 2015, human remains were found during a search, which prompted police to look through missing persons files. Apparently when police searched a location in Fairview Canyon in 1989, they found a human knee cap among hundreds of animal bones. That patella eventually was given to her family, as closure, KSL reported.
After investigators found out the family had the bone, police retrieved it and sent it for DNA testing to make sure it belonged to Kent. It was a DNA match to her family, proving that it was her bone.
Police announced the more than 3-year-old test results Monday because of renewed interest in Bundy, thanks to the Netflix series "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" and the movie "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," KSL reported.