Neighbor found human remains in wooded area, west of Fulton

7 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 Monday, February 25, 2019 4:10:00 PM CST February 25, 2019 in News
By: Sydney Kalich, KOMU 8 Digital Producer & David Estrada, KOMU 8 Reporter
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FULTON - Human remains have been found in the 5000 block of County Road 311, according to the Callaway County Sheriff's Office. 

A resident of the area discovered the remains while walking through the woods on Sunday, investigators said.

Deputies searched the area, Sunday. A second, extensive search took place Monday and more remains were recovered.

Bureau Director Gale Blomenkamp said Missouri Task Force 1 sent two dogs and two handlers to assist on the search.

The sheriff's department said it believes it knows the identity of the person and deputies have been in touch with family members.

Based on the findings so far, the Sheriff's Office said foul play is not suspected.

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