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Skeletal remains found in house identified

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
Gloria Marie Tensley (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Gloria Marie Tensley (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

The remains of a man found in a Paragould home are identified.

According to the Paragould Police Department, the skeletal remains of 78-year-old Clarence Shanowat were found at 122 North 4th Ave. one week ago.

The roommate of Gloria Tensley made the discovery after living in the home for about three months.

Tensley was arrested by police for abuse of a corpse and fraud.

Court documents indicate Tensley was collecting the deceased man's Social Security benefits by using his debit card.

She returns to court on Aug. 29.

Paragould police state the investigation is ongoing and full autopsy results are pending.

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