City of Columbia Missouri Police Department Police Department

600 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 15, 2020

CONTACT: Jeff Pitts
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.817.5049
policepio@CoMo.gov

Brittany Hilderbrand
Community Relations Specialist/Public Information Officer
Columbia Police Department
City of Columbia
573.874.7671
policepio@CoMo.gov

UPDATE: Human remains found in the 100 block of Austin Avenue on Aug. 22 have been identified as missing Columbia man

(COLUMBIA, MO) -

The human remains that were discovered in the 100 block of Austin Avenue on Aug. 22 have been identified, using dental records, as Clayton Jacobs, 58, of Columbia. Jacobs was reported missing on July 29, 2020.  Next of kin has been notified. 

The cause of death is still not determined. This is an ongoing investigation, and there are no further details to provide at this time.  

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 (8477) to remain anonymous. 

Case number 2020-006706

Previous press release(s):

Columbia Police locate human remains in the 100 block of Austin Avenue, Aug. 22

https://www.como.gov/CMS/pressreleases/view.php?id=7000



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Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

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To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.

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