Paint Township Missing Woman

A Pennsylvania state police cruiser is parked in front of the 3334 Dark Shade Drive, Paint Township, Somerset County, on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. A woman who resides at that address has been reported as missing.

Human remains have been discovered at the home of a Paint Township woman who was reported missing in April, Somerset County District Attorney Lisa Lazzari-Strasiser said Wednesday.

State police made the discovery during a search of 46-year-old Cora Kline's Dark Shade Drive residence over the past 24 hours. Lazzari-Strasiser confirmed Mercyhurst University's forensic anthropology team is at the scene collecting evidence.

At this point, investigators have not positively identified the remains – and Kline is still classified as "missing" – but the home is considered a crime scene, she said.

"The Pennsylvania (State) Police barracks out of Somerset is the lead agency and we have a forensic services unit in from Greensburg assisting," Lazzari-Strasiser said.

Investigators are awaiting results of an autopsy scheduled to occur Wednesday, she added.

Kline's disappearance was reported April 4 by her husband, police said at the time.

Investigators in April said they were told she left the residence wearing jeans and a T-shirt and didn't return.

"She didn't take her phone, purse or medication," her mother told The Tribune-Democrat in April.

David Hurst is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. He can be reached at (814) 532-5053. Follow him on Twitter @TDDavidHurst and Instagram @TDDavidHurst.

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