SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Sharp County Sheriff's Department confirmed they found what appears to be human remains Sunday.
According to a news release, the sheriff's department, Arkansas State Police and a K-9 unit made the discovery in a creek near Evening Shade.
The finding prompted a joint investigation by Arkansas State Police and the Sharp County Sheriff's Department.
Officers had been searching for Bridget Stahle, 38, of Evening Shade when the remains were found. Stahle went missing in May.
The remains have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime lab to be positively identified.
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