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Michigan State Police investigate human remains in case of missing Skelton brothers

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Source: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
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Source: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Michigan State Police are investigating new clues from Montana after a box of human remains was discovered in a shed in Missoula.

According to police in Missoula, Montana, human bones and teeth were found in a box in a shed in September. Forensic testing revealed they likely belonged to children between the ages of 2 and 4, 5 and 8, and 6 and 10. 

The remains were compared against the national database and authorities told FOX 2 the Skelton brothers case is one of the more likely scenarios. Missoula police then reached out to Michigan police. 

Missoula police are in contact with Michigan State Police because the descriptions match those of the missing boys, but have nothing

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Tips sought to help identify human remains found in 1994

Tips sought to help identify human remains found in 1994 

 

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Remains found in Pender County creek ID’d as missing NC 3-year-old Mariah Woods

The Onslow County Sheriff and District Attorney’s offices announced on Wednesday that remains found in Pender County on Saturday are those of missing 3-year-old Jacksonville girl Mariah Kay Woods.

FBI investigators recovered remains believed to be those of Woods on Saturday, and her mother’s boyfriend has been charged in connection with her death.

The Fayetteville Police Department dive team discovered the remains during a search of Shelter Creek along Shaw Highway in Pender County on Dec. 2.

So far, no one has been charged with killing Mariah as of Wednesday afternoon.

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[3-year-old Mariah Woods was sexually abused by mom’s boyfriend, court documents allege]

Mariah was presumed dead based on evidence gathered throughout the weeklong investigation into her disappearance, according to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. In a news conference on Saturday, FBI

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Tips sought to help identify remains found 23 years ago in Alcona County

CURTISVILLE – Investigators from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Alpena Post and the Alcona County Sheriff’s Department (ACSD) are seeking information to help identify human remains found in northern Michigan 23 years ago.

A bow hunter discovered the skeletal remains in October 1994 while walking in a wooded area off Bamfield Road, between Curtisville and the Alcona Dam, according to police. 

The ACSD was the lead investigating agency, with the MSP crime lab assisting in the recovery of the remains from the scene.

Michigan State University anthropologists have determined the remains to be that of a female, 30-50 years old, who was approximately 4 ft. 7 in. to 5 ft.  6 in. tall.

She was likely of European ancestry, but no population group should be excluded, according to authorities.

Evidence of a fracture to the skull indicates she may have experienced some type of trauma at or

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FBI: Remains of missing tot recovered

JACKSONVILLE — Officials recovered what they believe to be the remains of missing toddler Mariah Woods.

In a press release sent Saturday evening, an FBI spokeswoman said the 3-year-old’s remains were found in Shelter Creek along Shaw Highway in Pender County.

The Fayetteville Police Department dive team discovered the remains.

The remains were sent to the state medical examiner for positive confirmation.

Mariah was presumed dead based on evidence gathered throughout the weeklong investigation into her disappearance, according to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office. In a press conference on Saturday, FBI officials called the search for Mariah “a homicide investigation.”

“I’m very saddened to report to you that we have recovered what we believe are the remains of little Mariah Wood,” Sheriff Hans J. Miller said. “We were all hoping for a better outcome.”

Kristy Woods’

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MSP seeks help identifying human remains found in 1994 – Sentinel

ALCONA COUNTY — Investigators from the Michigan State Police Alpena Post and the Alcona County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information from the public to help identify human remains found in Northern Michigan 23 years ago.

A bow hunter discovered the human skeletal remains in October 1994 while walking in a wooded area off Bamfield Road, between Curtisville and Alcona Dam, in Alcona County. The Alcona County Sheriff’s Department was the lead investigating agency with the MSP crime lab assisting in the recovery of the remains from the scene.

Michigan State University anthropologists have determined the remains are that of a female 30 to 50 years old and approximately 4’ 7” to 5’ 6” tall. The woman was likely of European ancestry, commonly referred to as Caucasian, but no population group should be excluded. Evidence of a fracture to the skull indicates she may have experienced

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FBI: Investigators recover remains believed to be missing 3-year-old Mariah Woods

Officials have recovered what they beleive to be the remains of missing toddler Mariah Woods.

In a press release sent Saturday evening, a FBI spokeswoman said the 3-year-old’s remains were found in Shelter Creek along Shaw Highway in Pender County, North Carolina.

The remains will be sent to the medical examiner for positive confirmation.

Mariah was presumed dead based on evidence gathered throughout the weeklong investigation into her disappearance, according to the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office.

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[Amber Alert: ‘Items of interest’ tested by FBI that could lead to missing girl]

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Kristy Woods’ boyfriend, 32-year-old

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Authorities believe they found remains of missing 3-year-old NC girl, FBI says

Officials said they have arrested the live-in boyfriend of Kristy Woods, the mother of 3-year-old Mariah Woods, in connection with what is now believed to be the death of the child.

On Saturday night, the FBI released a statement that “investigators have recovered remains believed to be 3-year old Mariah Woods in Shelter Creek along Shaw Highway in Pender County, North Carolina. Positive confirmation will be made by the medical examiner’s office.”

Earlier Saturday, the Onslow County Sheriff’s Office said Mariah is presumed dead based on evidence gathered throughout the weeklong investigation into her disappearance.

[Amber Alert: ‘Items of interest’ tested by FBI that could lead to missing girl]

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Police Need Help Identifying Human Remains From 1994 – WBKB

Investigators from the Michigan State Police Alpena Post and the Alcona County Sheriff’s Department need your help in solving a case from 1994. Both forces are trying to identify human remains that were found in northern Michigan 23 years ago.

The remains were discovered by a bow hunter in a wooded area near Bamfield Road between Curtisville and the Alcona Dam in Alcona County. Michigan State University anthropologist claims the remains are that of a Caucasian female, 30 to 50 years old.

Evidence shows a fracture to the skull indicates she may have experienced some type of trauma during the time of her death. DNA samples were taken and scientists at the University of North Texas

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