RCMP believe they have found the human remains of a missing 44-year-old Didsbury man.

Ryan Sutherland was last seen at his home on March 28th. 

Search and Rescue crews located the remains in a wooded area on Sunday, April 3 at around 12:15 p.m. 

RCMP say the circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated by the Southern Alberta Serious Crimes Branch.

An autopsy has been ordered by the Chief Medical Examiner's officer and will take place on April 6. 

A further update will be provided once there are more details.