Human remains identified as missing man

1 year 9 months 2 weeks ago Monday, March 27 2017 Mar 27, 2017 Monday, March 27, 2017 4:23:00 PM CDT March 27, 2017 in News
By: Grace Lett, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

GASCONADE COUNTY - Human remains recovered by divers last Wednesday have been identified as James H. Holt Jr.

Holt, 60, was reported missing last Tuesday. 

On Wednesday, divers discovered human remains in a clay pit pond located in Owensville, Missouri.

Other unidentified human remains were recovered in the same pond along with Holt's. Holt also was identified then as a person of interest.

According to a Facebook post from Gasconade County Sheriff's Office, investigators are awaiting complete autopsy reports. The sheriff's department said last week only that there was unspecified "evidence of an apparent homicide."

 

 

 

 

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