The FBI has identified the remains of an Austrian contractor who was kidnapped in Iraq with four Americans.
FBI spokesman Richard Kolko confirmed the victim was Bert Nussbaumer, who was working for Crescent Security Group when he and the others were abducted in November 2006.
The FBI notified Nussbaumer's family Friday night, Kolko said. The remains will be sent to Austria.
In all, six contractors were kidnapped in two separate incidents over a two-month span. Their case received attention earlier this month when the severed fingers of five of the men were sent to the U.S. military in Iraq.
The FBI already has identified the remains of CSG employees Paul Johnson-Reuben of Minneapolis, Joshua Munns of Redding, Calif., John Roy Young of Kansas City, Mo.; and Ronald Withrow of Roaring Springs, Texas, who was working for JPI Worldwide and abducted on Jan. 5, 2007.
The sixth contractor, Jonathon Cote, of Getzville, N.Y., who was working for CSG, is still missing.