MILLER COUNTY, Mo.- Yesterday, June 11, the Miller County Sheriff’s Office received information regarding human remain in a rural area of Miller County.

Upon confirmation of the remains an investigation was launched with the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Division of Drug and Crime Control.

Identification of the body or cause of death has yet to be determined and the investigation remains ongoing. An autopsy has been reportedly scheduled and more information is expected to be provided at a later date.