Remains of WWII pilot who disappeared 72 years ago found in a tree

Ruth Doherty

The remains of WWII Fighter Pilot, Lt. William Gray have finally been returned to his family.

Gray's remains were recently found in a tree in Germany where witnesses say they saw his single-seat plane go down in 1945.

Investigators recently searching the area spotted them. Find out more on the story in the video above.

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