Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office investigating found human remains

Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office investigating found human remains
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CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after skeletal remains were found.

According to a Facebook post by the sheriff’s office, on Aug. 29, 2018, the office took a missing person report from Roland James Sr.

James Sr. reported that his son, Roland James Jr., had been missing since July 31 and was last seen driving a 1997 purple Ford Ranger.

On Dec. 2, 2018, the sheriff’s office responded to Burnett Road as a result of the Ford Ranger being found by the family.

A deputy made contact with the family and members of the Pine Snag Fire Department.

After a search, several items were found, including skeletal remains believed to be that of Roland Jr.

The post adds that the remains were sent to the crime lab to determine the cause of death and to try and verify the identity of the remains.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no foul play suspected at this time.

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