Human skeletal remains found by a hunter in rural Jackson County have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for identification.
Jackson County Sheriff David Lucas said his office received a call Friday morning regarding the discovery, according to a press release.
Lucas said his deputies along with White County Sheriff’s deputies went to where the skeletal remains were discovered — near the Olyphant community in the southern part of Jackson County.
The deputies conducted searches for possible evidence or information that could assist in the identification of the remains.
Have a news tip or event to promote? Email White River Now at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. And don’t forget to download the White River Now mobile app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
Get up-to-date local and regional news/weather every weekday morning and afternoon from the First Community Bank Newsroom on Arkansas 103.3. White River Now updates are also aired weekday mornings on 93 KZLE, Outlaw 106.5, and Your FM 99.5.