Human remains are those of Berkeley woman missing 5 months
KINLOCH, Mo. (AP) — Police say human remains found last month in the St. Louis suburb of Kinloch are those of a 25-year-old woman missing since October.
Monica Elaine Sykes of Berkeley went missing in October. Volunteer searchers found human remains in a desolate area of Kinloch on Feb. 4. A cause of death has not been determined.
DNA confirmed the identity.
Police have called a man Sykes was dating a person of interest. The man has been in custody for several weeks on a probation violation. As of Thursday afternoon, no charges have been filed.