On Tuesday, April 14, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Columbia police responded to an area near I-70 Drive NW and Stadium Boulevard after an individual reported finding possible human remains. Upon arrival, officers were able to confirm human remains, which were heavily decomposed.
Detectives and evidence technicians were called to secure and process the scene. The Boone County Medical Examiner was also contacted and the remains were transported to the medical examiner's office for further analysis.
This case is considered open and has been forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Division. At this time, a cause of death and identity has not yet been determined. There are no additional details to provide.
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 2020-003129