Ebby Steppach’s Disappearance Is A Murder Investigation After …

The remains of an Arkansas teen who vanished more than two years ago have been found, and police tell Oxygen.com that what had been a missing persons case is now a homicide investigation.

Ebby Steppach, 18, was last seen alive on October 24, 2015. Her bones were found last Tuesday in a park drainage pipe in a Little Rock suburb, steps from where her car was discovered after she disappeared.

The finding has raised questions about the early steps in the case, with a former Little Rock cop who looked into Steppach’s disapperance for her family as a private investigator after he retired, telling Oxygen.com there were “missed opportunities” years ago.

Little Rock police initially described the case Wednesday as a “missing person case.” But Public Information Officer Steve Moore told Oxygen.com Friday that police are now treating it as a homicide probe while they await cause of death confirmation from the medical examiner’s office, which “will take some

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