Human remains found in woods in Newton County

Published 8:27 am Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Newton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The call was from loggers who found what they believed was human remains in the woods.

Officers from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location off County Road 4029 between Bon Wier and Newton.

Officers confirmed the skull was that of a human.

Other officers were called to the scene to assist in the search for more remains and any kind of evidence. Newton Police Department and the Texas Rangers are assisting.

The investigation is ongoing.