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Update: Anthropologists determine race and gender of human remains found near Ennis

ALMA — Anthropologists from the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification have determined the race and gender of human remains found on Saturday near Ennis.

According to Ellis County Sheriff’s Office PIO Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald, the remains are believed to be an African-American female who was between 16-22 years old with a medium frame and muscular build at the time of death. She was also between 5-foot-6 and 6-foot tall.

Fitzgerald said the case is being investigated as a potential homicide. 

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton in a previous Daily Light article. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis

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Update: Anthropologists determine race and gender of human …

ALMA — Anthropologists from the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification have determined the race and gender of human remains found on Saturday near Ennis.

According to Ellis County Sheriff’s Office PIO Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald, the remains are believed to be an African-American female who was between 16-22 years old with a medium frame and muscular build at the time of death. She was also between 5-foot-6 and 6-foot tall.

Fitzgerald said the case is being investigated as a potential homicide. 

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton in a previous Daily Light article. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis

Read more at: http://www.waxahachietx.com/news/20170719/update-anthropologists-determine-race-and-gender-of-human-remains-found-near-ennis

Human remains found outside of Ennis

ALMA — After a hunter discovered human remains Saturday afternoon just outside of Ennis, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating a potential homicide.

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division investigators, along with a crime scene investigator to respond to the location.

“The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.”

Hamilton added that the crime scene investigation began at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. Assisting

Read more at: http://www.waxahachietx.com/news/20170719/human-remains-found-outside-of-ennis

Human remains found outside of Ennis – News – Waxahachie Daily …

ALMA — After a hunter discovered human remains Saturday afternoon just outside of Ennis, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating a potential homicide.

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division investigators, along with a crime scene investigator to respond to the location.

“The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.”

Hamilton added that the crime scene investigation began at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. Assisting

Read more at: http://www.waxahachietx.com/news/20170719/human-remains-found-outside-of-ennis

Human remains found by hunter outside of Ennis

ALMA — A hunter discovered human remains Saturday afternoon, just outside of Ennis.

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division investigators, along with a crime scene investigator to respond to the location.

“The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.”

Hamilton added that the crime scene investigation began at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. Assisting in the investigation are ECSO investigators, Texas Department of Public Safety aircraft

Read more at: http://www.recordstar.com/news/20170717/human-remains-found-by-hunter-outside-of-ennis

Hunter finds human remains in Alma

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, from a resident who believed that they had discovered human remains while hunting near Section House Road, north of Alma. They are investigating it as a homicide.

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the location, which is a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land planted with crops and a small wooded area.

The responding deputies confirmed the remains to be human shortly after arrival. The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division who came along with a crime scene investigator to the location.

The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.

The crime scene investigation began at around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, which consisted of Sheriff’s Office Investigators, Texas DPS aircraft and staff from the UNT

Read more at: http://www.corsicanadailysun.com/news/hunter-finds-human-remains-in-alma/article_4f390648-6b2f-11e7-93a7-ebaff9ac6d70.html

Hunter finds human remains in Alma | News | corsicanadailysun.com

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, from a resident who believed that they had discovered human remains while hunting near Section House Road, north of Alma. They are investigating it as a homicide.

Ellis County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the location, which is a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land planted with crops and a small wooded area.

The responding deputies confirmed the remains to be human shortly after arrival. The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division who came along with a crime scene investigator to the location.

The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.

The crime scene investigation began at around 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, which consisted of Sheriff’s Office Investigators, Texas DPS aircraft and staff from the UNT

Read more at: http://www.corsicanadailysun.com/news/hunter-finds-human-remains-in-alma/article_4f390648-6b2f-11e7-93a7-ebaff9ac6d70.html

Human remains found by hunter outside of Ennis

ALMA — A hunter discovered human remains Saturday afternoon, just outside of Ennis.

Ellis County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched at 4:25 p.m. near Section House Road in Alma to a non-addressed parcel of agricultural land. The area consists of planted crops and a small wooded section.

“The responding deputies, shortly after arrival, confirmed the remains to be human,” stated Ellis County Sheriff’s Cpt. Chris Hamilton. “The deputies then contacted the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigative Division investigators, along with a crime scene investigator to respond to the location.

“The investigators determined that the remains had been scattered over a large area. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office requested the assistance of the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification.”

Hamilton added that the crime scene investigation began at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. Assisting in the investigation are ECSO investigators, Texas Department of Public Safety aircraft

Read more at: http://www.waxahachietx.com/news/20170717/human-remains-found-by-hunter-outside-of-ennis

Woman led OPSO to human remains in Calhoun

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Human remains were discovered in west Ouachita early Wednesday by OPSO investigators looking into a three-year-old homicide. Titus Harris, 24, was taken into custody on one count of second degree murder in connection with the homicide.
Ashley Mott

The discovery of a body beneath a Calhoun home on Wednesday remains under investigation by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office.

An arrest warrant for Titus DaShawn Harris, 24, filed in Fourth Judicial Court on Thursday provides additional information about the discovery of the remains. 

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According to the warrant, investigators received information about a murder

Read more at: http://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/crime/2017/06/22/woman-led-opso-human-remains-calhoun/421546001/

Attorney General’s Office takes over investigation into possible human remains at Winnfield cemetery, police say

Michelle Wilson and Keri Ashley were preparing to plant a new garden with a group of children Friday to teach them about life and death, but the two women ended up receiving the lesson themselves after finding what appears to be human bones in the soil.

The pair, who run the children’s church at Voices of Mercy church on Monarch Street, picked up a load of dirt from Winnfield Memorial Park cemetery that was left over from digging graves.

After they brought the soil back to their church, which is just down the street, they started shoveling it into a wheelbarrow when they found what appeared to be two large arm bones.

“(Ashley) just found the bones,” Wilson said. “Then she found a sock. We shook the sock out and it had little bones in it, little toe bones and stuff. So we called our pastor and we called the police and from

Read more at: http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/crime_police/article_32e0187e-2453-11e7-9dc3-97507f91cde2.html