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How will family’s discovery of remains affect Brockton murder case?

Family members of a murdered Brockton man made a gruesome discovery last week when they found what the police couldn’t.

BROCKTON — The hardest thing Joseph Shaw’s family has gone through was losing their son, brother, uncle and friend. Then, hearing the details of his death in court caused many of them to have to leave and added to their fresh pain.

But what they found later that day inside his apartment made their hearts break even more.

Joseph Shaw, 44, was found stabbed more than 30 times and wrapped in a blanket inside a closet at his home, 42 Green St., on July 21. His girlfriend, 33-year-old Kathryn Podgurski led police to the body and told them he had been there for about a week. She claimed Shaw was killed in a different location during an armed home invasion and that

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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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BPSO calls off search for human remains

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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

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

Investigation into Remains Found in Septic Tank Near Elsa Underway

ELSA – The remains found inside a septic tank near Elsa are believed to be of a woman, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office. 

Investigators with the sheriff’s department and Hidalgo County Precinct 1 responded to a home on Mile 4 W Road and Dallas Street Wednesday night. That’s north of Monte Cristo Road.

Deputies responded to a call about suspicious circumstances. The occupant of the home said he first discovered a bone in the septic tank. 

Crews with Precinct 1 brought in a backhoe to dig up the area and a crime scene investigator retrieved the femur.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said a forensic pathologist confirmed they were human remains. 

“We’re sifting through that raw sewage and we have recovered, so far, various ribs. We’ve got the skull. The skull does have the teeth intact,” he said. “We’re at that process right now. Obviously, it’s going to take a while.”

Guerra said analysts are comparing the

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Investigation into Remains Found in Septic Tank Near Elsa Underw

ELSA – The remains found inside a septic tank near Elsa are believed to be of a woman, according to the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office. 

Investigators with the sheriff’s department and Hidalgo County Precinct 1 responded to a home on Mile 4 W Road and Dallas Street Wednesday night. That’s north of Monte Cristo Road.

Deputies responded to a call about suspicious circumstances. The occupant of the home said he first discovered a bone in the septic tank. 

Crews with Precinct 1 brought in a backhoe to dig up the area and a crime scene investigator retrieved the femur.

Hidalgo County Sheriff Eddie Guerra said a forensic pathologist confirmed they were human remains. 

“We’re sifting through that raw sewage and we have recovered, so far, various ribs. We’ve got the skull. The skull does have the teeth intact,” he said. “We’re at that process right now. Obviously, it’s going to take a while.”

Guerra said analysts are comparing the

Read more at: http://www.krgv.com/story/35985788/possible-remains-found-in-septic-tank-near-elsa

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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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

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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

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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