Remains found in Independence County

Remains found in Independence County
(Source: Raycom Media)

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Independence County Sheriff's Office is investigating after remains were found.

According to Sheriff Shawn Stephens, a piece of human bone was located in rural Independence County on Thursday, May 3.

Over the weekend, the sheriff's department searched the area with cadaver dogs and found more remains.

The remains were taken to the state crime lab to be identified.

Sheriff Stephens told Region 8 News that the county does have multiple missing persons cases open the area.

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