Tip leads to discovery of human remains

Published 9:42 am Thursday, January 30, 2020

PRESS RELEASE —  On Friday, January 24th, 2020 the Criminal Investigation Division of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation, based upon a tip received by a Patrol Deputy.

The investigation led to the execution of a search warrant  on Monday, January 27th, 2020 at a residence on F. M. 1136 in Orange County.  The search of the property continued through Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

Detectives recovered human remains on the property.  Testing will be conducted to identify the remains.  This is being investigated as a homicide.  A person of interest in the investigation is in custody at this time on unrelated felony charges.