On Thursday, July 25, Columbia Police responded to the area I-70 Drive SW and Silvey Street at approximately 5 p.m. after hikers reported finding possible human bones. Officers arrived and located remains, which were in the advanced stages of decomposition.
On Friday, July 26, the Columbia Police Department identified the remains as Glenn Lester O’Neal, 39, of Columbia. Next of kin has been notified. The cause of death has not been determined. No other information is available at this time, as this is an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-007605