Authorities: Remains May Be Those of a Child

Posted: Mar 3, 2014 2:05 PM by The Associated Press

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DIXON (AP) - Authorities in south-central Missouri say human remains found last year are apparently those of a child.

KTVI-TV reports the remains were found in October in the town of Dixon in Pulaski County. Results of a lab analysis show that the victim was probably between ages 8 and 12. Authorities could not determine the child's gender.

Authorities say DNA was extracted for comparison with missing children reports. An investigation continues.

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