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Human remains found near Fouke identified as missing woman

Elesa Kim Roberts was last seen at her home in Fouke, Arkansas. (Source: Miller County Sheriff's Office) Elesa Kim Roberts was last seen at her home in Fouke, Arkansas. (Source: Miller County Sheriff's Office)
MILLER COUNTY, AR (KSLA) -

Authorities have identified the human remains discovered on the side of Interstate 49 as a missing Fouke woman.

Forensic tests concluded that human remains found on Interstate 49 were that of Elesa Kim Roberts, according to Miller County Sheriff's Office. 

Roberts, 49, had been missing from her home since Tuesday. 

Around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, someone saw what appeared to be debris on the highway at the Fouke, exit and notified the Arkansas Highway Department, authorities said.

Highway crews responding to the report discovered the human remains.

Authorities said it is unclear how long the remains had been there.

Tests were performed by the Arkansas State Crime Lab.

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