Andreas Lubitz's remains recovered, identified

The dismembered body of the Germanwings co-pilot was found on Saturday near the crash site in the French Alps.

As broadcast by German media, authorities were able to positively ID the body through DNA extraction.

The development follows news that large amounts of pharmaceuticals prescribed by a psychiatrist were found in Andreas Lubitz's residence.

According to "Welt am Sontag", during the search of the man's apartment in Dusseldorf, police turned with up a sizable amount of medication associated with psychiatric disorder. Additionally, authorities said Lubitz was being treated by several neurologists and psychiatrists. He reportedly suffered from intense stress and severe depression.

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