A Hudson Valley man was charged with murder after human remains of a missing person were found.

William K. McMahon, 50, from Quaker Street in the Town of Newburgh was last seen in April of 2017. He was reported missing to State Police in June.

Recently, authorities executed a search warrant at a home on Quaker Street in Town of Newburgh where the remains of McMahon were found.

Police didn’t say if McMahon’s remains were found in his home, however he lived on Quaker Street and the remains were found inside a home on Quaker Street.

After the remains were found, on Tuesday, 43-year-old Christopher Smith of Wallkill was charged with second-degree murder, a felony.

Police didn’t reveal how their investigation led to the murder charge or if McMahon and Smith have any known connection.

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