SANTA FE, N.M.—Authorities in New Mexico say human remains have been found in Quay County.

State police say the remains are believed to be those of Kimberly Draman, who has been missing from the Tucumcari area since Sept. 13.

The New Mexico State Police Criminal Investigations Bureau discovered the remains Friday near the intersection of U.S. 54 and Quay County Road AC.

The remains will be sent to the Office of Medical Investigators for positive identification and cause of death determination.

The Criminal Investigations Bureau is treating the case as a homicide and authorities say the investigation is ongoing.