Police, solid waste utility complete landfill search in Megan Shultz case

11 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Thursday, September 26 2019 Sep 26, 2019 Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:06:00 PM CDT September 26, 2019 in News
By: Spencer Quist, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police announced Thursday they have finished their search of the landfill in connection to the Megan Shultz case.

"I again want to thank the CPD detectives and officers, as well as the Solid Waste Utility team, for their dedication and assistance," Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones said in a news release. "This has been a tremendous team effort to hopefully bring closure for Megan's family and friends."

On September 18th, Solid Waste Utility crews found what appeared to be the human remains of Megan Schultz. All the evidence that has been collected is currently undergoing DNA testing.

Keith Comfort, Shultz's husband at the time of her disappearance in 2006, is in jail awaiting trial. He is charged with murder after police said he confessed to killing her and putting her body in the dumpster of their apartment complex.

Anyone with information regarding Megan’s disappearance and this case is asked to contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.

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