A body discovered in a vacant Subway shop in the Gwinnett Place Mall in Duluth, Georgia has been identified. The body had been found in an “advance state of decomposition,” according to Fox News.
The corpse has been identified as Silling A. Man, a 19-year-old Georgia State University sophomore. Man was a psychology major that had been enrolled for the Fall 2017 semester but had not yet registered for Spring classes.
Man had disappeared on October 8th, but had returned home shortly after police were notified. She went missing again two days later. She was last seen on November 20th, picking up a paycheck from a store at a different mall. Police say there was no official missing person’s report filed when she vanished.
The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner’s Office now says that Man had been dead for about two weeks before the body was discovered.
Reports about the discovery of the body indicate
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Skeletal remains in a Texas septic tank belong to a woman who was first reported missing in 2004, police announced.
Police identified the remains of Leona Marie Tollett Johnson, who went missing when she was 21, through DNA analysis. The septic tank is on the property of Aristeo Cervantes Jr, the main suspect in the case, who is already in prison for stabbing his wife in 2015.
After police confronted Cervantes, he reportedly confessed to stabbing a woman to death and dumping her body inside a septic tank. He claimed he did not know Johnson, but he was able to pick out the victim from a photo lineup.
From there, police collected DNA from Johnson’s son in order to prove that the remains were his mother’s.
“She had a 3-year-old son. We found the 3-year-old son, he’s around 16 years of age. We collected DNA sample from him and sent in the bones,
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Human remains found this Spring have been identified as a Missouri teen who went missing over a decade ago.
Seventeen-year-old Kara Kopetsky vanished after leaving her Missouri high school in May 2007.
Her remains were found by a mushroom hunter in a rural area near Belton, Missouri back in April. A second skull was found nearby her remains the very next day, Inside Edition reports.
On Thursday, the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office the results of a laboratory analysis, conducted by the FBI.
“I have received both the mitochondrial DNA and nuclear DNA reports from the FBI for the unidentified skeleton recovered in Cass County. Both reports indicate the remains are that of Kara Elise Kopetsky.” Chief Medical Examiner Diane C. Peterson, M.D. said.
The second set of human remains were identified as 21-year-old Jessica Runions who went missing in 2016. She was last seen leaving a party with 28-year-old Kylr Yust, the estranged
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The suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert Monday night has been identified. The attacker is a 22-year-old British man whose parents had emigrated from Libya.
According to the New York Times, Salman Abedi is responsible for the attack. He lived in a house just three and a half miles from the arena, where he detonated a homemade bomb that killed 22 people and injured 59 others. According to NBC News, children are among the dead.
Abedi stood in a public concourse around 10:30 p.m. on Monday as the concert ended and crowds of young people began to leave, many for an adjacent train station. Abedi died in the attack.
At a late afternoon news conference on Tuesday, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police identified the bomber as Abedi. His ID was found at the scene, according to the NYT.
Police also arrested a 23-year-old man
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