Deputies discover human remains in Orange County

Deputies discover human remains in Orange County

Orange County Sheriff's Office detectives discovered human remains while conducting a missing persons case reported Oct. 16.

According to a news release from OCSO, as detectives from the Criminal Investigations Division were conducting their investigation into the missing person, the trail led them to a wooded area north of the 2600 block of MacArthur Drive in the City of Pinehurst. Human remains of one person were discovered. Detectives were assisted in recovering the remains by a forensic anthropologist from Sam Houston State University. At this time, tests are being conducted to determine the positive identity of the person. 

The investigation is ongoing by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office CID, the Texas Rangers and the Pinehurst Police Department.  

shadow