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Investigators Find Human Remains in Mission Property Linked to Home Invasion

NEAR MISSION – Investigators have positively identified the remains found on a property north of Mission as belonging to 32-year-old Jose Angel Martinez, one of the two alleged victims in the capital murder case north of Edinburg.

Several sheriff’s units, a tractor, and a crime scene investigation unit recovered his body from a “shallow grave” in a ranch area near Mayberry Road and 6 Mile Line.

Francisco Cabrera, who’s lived nearby for about three decades, said he starts his day enjoying the view from his front porch. He said his peaceful view was interrupted Wednesday morning when law enforcement arrived at the scene. 

“Well, I was thinking something terrible must have happened,” he said. 

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said testimony and evidence from a capital murder case out of Edinburg led them to the location. 

“I can confirm that we did find human remains buried here on this ranch,” he told CHANNEL 5 NEWS. “Crime scene specialists and our major crime unit will be

Read more at: http://www.krgv.com/story/36851661/investigators-search-for-human-remains-in-connection-to-deadly-home-invasion-in-edinburg

Police ask for public’s help in identifying human remains | News …

This photo was located at the scene from an ID card. Officials say the photo may or may not be the identity of the remains.

This photo was located at the scene from an ID card. Officials say the photo may or may not be the identity of the remains.

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BERKELEY SPRINGS — The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help after human remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area southeast of Berkeley Springs.

According to a press release from Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, members of the agency responded around 4 p.m. Wednesday after a person called to report remains had been found. A human skull was located in a wooded area on Golden Lane off Fairfax Street.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, with assistance from the West Virginia State Police

Read more at: http://www.journal-news.net/news/local-news/2017/11/police-ask-for-publics-help-in-identifying-human-remains/

Police ask for public’s help in identifying human remains

This photo was located at the scene from an ID card. Officials say the photo may or may not be the identity of the remains.

This photo was located at the scene from an ID card. Officials say the photo may or may not be the identity of the remains.

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BERKELEY SPRINGS — The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help after human remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area southeast of Berkeley Springs.

According to a press release from Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer, members of the agency responded around 4 p.m. Wednesday after a person called to report remains had been found. A human skull was located in a wooded area on Golden Lane off Fairfax Street.

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, with assistance from the West Virginia State Police

Read more at: http://www.journal-news.net/news/local-news/2017/11/police-ask-for-publics-help-in-identifying-human-remains/

BPSO calls off search for human remains – Shreveport Times

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CLOSESEARCH FOR HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COUSHATTASearch for human remains near Coushatta | 0:57

A tip received by the Red River Parish Sheriff’s Office earlier this week led Bossier and Red River detectives and deputies on a nearly three-day search in a wooded area.
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CLOSESEARCH FOR HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COUSHATTABossier sheriff discusses the recent search for human remains | 1:05

“When we receive tips and leads about any of our cases under investigation, we take them seriously,” said Sheriff Whittington.  “When those tips

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CLOSESEARCH FOR HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COUSHATTASearch for human remains near Coushatta | 0:57

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CLOSESEARCH FOR HUMAN REMAINS NEAR COUSHATTABossier sheriff discusses the recent search for human remains | 1:05

“When we receive tips and leads about any of our cases under investigation, we take them seriously,” said Sheriff Whittington.  “When those tips

Read more at: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/crime/2017/07/28/bpso-calls-off-search-human-remains/519932001/

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

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

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