Human remains found near Magnolia Airport

Published: Oct. 19, 2023 at 3:10 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 19, 2023 at 4:32 PM CDT
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MAGNOLIA, Ark. (KSLA) - Police retrieved human remains from some woods Tuesday afternoon.

On Oct. 17, at about 4:20 p.m., the remains were discovered in a wooded area near Magnolia Airport. Magnolia Police Department began an investigation into the discovery, and detectives recovered the remains, officials with Magnolia police said.

The coroner’s office is submitting the body to the State Medical Examiner for an examination and identification.

The investigation is ongoing. Magnolia police are being assisted by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Department.

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