Police Work To Identify Bones

1 decade 1 year 3 months ago Monday, September 10 2007 Sep 10, 2007 Monday, September 10, 2007 2:46:30 AM CDT September 10, 2007 in News
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SUGAR CREEK - Authorities are working to identify human remains found in a shallow grave near Kansas City that may be those of two missing children. Independence police would not confirm that the remains are those of Sam and Lindsey Porter, who have not been seen since June 5th, 2004. Their mother, Tina Porter, told The Kansas City Star that police had notified her yesterday that the remains of her children had been found in a secluded area near Sugar Creek. But later, police spokesman Tom Gentry said the remains have not been identified. The children were 7 and 8 years old when their father, Dan Porter, picked them up from his estranged wife for a weekend visit. The children's whereabouts have remained a mystery, and Dan Porter has told several different stories about what happened to them. Dan Porter was convicted in February 2006 of parental kidnapping with the intent to terrorize his ex-wife and sentenced to 38 years in prison.

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