Forrest County authorities have confirmed that bones dug up this week by some dogs in the Glendale Community are human.
Investigators are now working to identify the deceased person.
Glendale resident Charles Bender called the Forrest County Sheriff's Department yesterday after friends alerted him to the remains in his front yard.
Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict says the case is difficult because much of the evidence has been chewed away.
Investigtors say it will likely be Monday before a full team arrives to cordon off the woods and attempt to locate more evidence.
Sacred Heart senior Cade Slaughter was named a 2017 Coca-Cola Scholar. He was selected from 86,000 initial applications across the country for a $20,000 college scholarship. Slaughter plans to attend the University of Mississippi in the fall with a degree in public policy. The scholar has already had a taste of public office life. Slaughter was chosen for the US Senate Youth Program in Washington D.C.. A few weeks ago he worked with state Senator Rodger Wicker and even met wit...More >>
Sacred Heart senior Cade Slaughter was named a 2017 Coca-Cola Scholar.More >>
The Children’s Center for Communication and Development at The University of Southern Mississippi and the Mapp Family Foundation will present The Children’s Center Institute, a professional development experience to take place May 9-11 at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church in Hattiesburg.More >>
A ground-breaking ceremony for the District at Midtown was held on the campus of Southern Miss Thursday.More >>