Victims Skeletal Remains Located in Joiner Arkansas with ID of Missing Women

Skeletal remains were found Monday near Joiner, Arkansas, next to a purse containing identification for a Missouri woman who vanished three months ago. Michele Bell, 36, of Caruthersville, Missouri, was last seen at Interstate 55, southbound Exit 34 near her parked maroon Chevrolet HHR. A victim’s skeletal remains were Officials say the bones were discovered in a muddy field by a local farmer. The skeleton has been sent the crime lab for confirmation. Officials confirmed the discovery of skeletal remains, but said the lab in Little Rock, Arkansas, would have to conduct testing to positively identify the remains as Michele Bell. Officials were unable to provide additional information at this time. Police say the process of identifying the remains could take months, and the family is searching for Bell’s dental records to aid investigators in identifying the remains.










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