OSBI Collects DNA In Hopes Of Identifying Human Remains Found In Logan County

News 9 - August 11, 2022 7:00 am

LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – 

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it’s collecting DNA in a missing persons investigation spanning multiple counties.

The bureau says it hopes to use the DNA to identify bone fragments found earlier this year.

Related: Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies Search Property In Logan County

In April, investigators with The Oklahoma County, Logan County and Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Offices asked OSBI to help with an investigations involving missing persons in each of the 3 counties.

The Medical Examiner is working to identify the remains but says due to the physical condition it’s taking a long time.

Meanwhile, investigators are working with the families of those missing persons and even collecting DNA for the purpose of identification.

 

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