04-17-2011, 09:19 PM #1
GA - Coweta Co., Human remains found buried, Apr'11 - Ann Margaret BerryInvestigators have not yet determined how long human remains found in Coweta County had been buried. But they could have been there for decades, the county sheriff said.
Two boys digging a hole for a campfire found a skull and bones Friday night on Welcome-to-Arnco Road
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04-18-2011, 04:24 PM #2
Atlanta news station reports on GA-Coweta Co Remains Found
Boys Camping Find Old Human Bones
Posted: 6:06 am EDT April 18, 2011
NEWNAN, Ga. -- Authorities in Coweta County are looking into the discovery of what appears to be a shallow grave that was uncovered by two teenage boys.
The boys reported finding the bones Friday night when they attempted to set up a camp site.
Investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office and a team from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the remains appear to be decades old.
~~Article says that the remains are located behind a house, 25 to 30 yards inside in a heavily wooded area.
http://www.wsbtv.com/news/27580665/detail.html"Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance."~ Plato
~The above reflects only my opinion...
08-14-2011, 11:56 AM #3
GA - Coweta County - Human remains in backyard, Aug 2011
May I please ask if any one knows if these remains were male or female or any update on these remains found.There was appararantly two sets of remains found in Coweta County I think.
More at link
Two Coweta County boys found a body in the backyard Friday, April 15, 2011 while setting up for a camp out. Investigators said the human remains had been hidden in a shallow grave for years.
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Human Remains Found in Coweta County
Updated: Friday, 15 Apr 2011, 11:05 PM EDT
Published : Friday, 15 Apr 2011, 11:05 PM EDT
By: MYFOXATLANTA STAFF/myfoxatlanta
COWETA COUNTY, Ga. - Two Coweta County boys found a body in the backyard Friday night while setting up for a camp out. Investigators said the human remains had been hidden in a shallow grave for years.ALL EVIL NEEDS TO SUCCEED IS FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO DO NOTHING!!!!
08-14-2011, 11:59 AM #4
From the article.
Investigators said the remains could have been there since the 1980s.ALL EVIL NEEDS TO SUCCEED IS FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO DO NOTHING!!!!
08-14-2011, 12:03 PM #5
I seem to remember a book "Murder in Coweta County". My DH and family are from that area.
08-14-2011, 12:24 PM #6
Two sets of remains are mentioned in this later article.I'm interested if there is any new information on these remains found.The 2nd set of remains found in this article.
This week's discovery isn't the only find of human remains in Coweta that the GBI is working to identify.
Authorities are continuing their efforts to identify human remains found in the 900 block of Welcome-to-Arnco Road in April.
A 14-year-old made the gruesome discovery while digging a fire pit about 30 yards beyond the wood line behind the family home. Inside a shallow grave, the teenager found a black trash bag that contained a human skull and other remains.
Authorities believe the remains are evidence of a decades-old homicide.
Yarbrough said recently that the GBI is testing DNA submitted by relatives of a couple of missing persons that meet the criteria in this case.
"At this point we have our guesses," said Yarbrough in a previous interview. He added that there's a "short stack" of possible cases that sheriff's investigators are considering at this point.ALL EVIL NEEDS TO SUCCEED IS FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO DO NOTHING!!!!
08-14-2011, 12:29 PM #7
Male? Female?ALL EVIL NEEDS TO SUCCEED IS FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO DO NOTHING!!!!
08-14-2011, 12:39 PM #8
There is more said on this article.They should know by now if they are male or female ect....Right?
http://www.times-herald.com/local/Sk...be-decades-oldALL EVIL NEEDS TO SUCCEED IS FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO DO NOTHING!!!!
08-16-2011, 11:01 AM #9
The thread title says August but according to the quote in the OP it should be April.
11-14-2011, 03:33 PM #10
I don't see a profile for this person in NamUs, NCMEC, or the Doe network... I wonder if they solved it?
11-14-2011, 03:39 PM #11
11-14-2011, 03:43 PM #12
I just see that there is another thread for this. Can we merge them? TIA
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12-07-2011, 12:23 PM #14
An article I hadn't read before...
As violent storms swept into Coweta County Friday night, two local boys stumbled across evidence of possible violence from as far back as three decades ago.
J** Abbott, 14, was digging a fire pit and pitching a tent at the 900 block of Welcome-to-Arnco Road as the winds whipped up and the rains began to fall. That’s when he made an unexpected, gruesome discovery.
“I was digging a fire pit and I kept hitting stuff,” he told an Atlanta TV news team, Fox 5, on Friday night.
“I thought it was roots, but it was bones,” he said. “And then I hit this trash bag and a skull rolled out of the bag.”
Abbott said he ran and told his father, Anthony Abbott.
“He was saying he found some bones,” said the father. “I didn’t believe him, so I went down around there and looked. And there it was. A skull, pieces of a leg and a spine.”
Both local investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office and a state team from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation were called in to lock down the scene in and around the shallow grave. That’s when they determined that the remains were likely from decades past.
“We got called out there somewhere around 5:30 Friday evening,” said Sheriff Mike Yeager on Saturday. “Some boys were setting up a camp site in a wooded area behind their home there on Welcome-to-Arnco Road, setting up a tent and digging a fire pit. That’s when one of the kids said they hit something kind of hard, and they thought they had hit a root. But they pulled out what appeared to be a human skull.”
After examining the remains, Yeager said they’re “definitely human.”
“We have confirmed that they were human remains, buried in a shallow grave, probably 25 or 30 yards beyond a heavily-wooded wood line behind the house. Those were pretty thick woods where the kids were back there playing.”
It’s just plain luck they were found at all, he said. Apparently the bones had been sitting there for quite some time.
“It gave the appearance that those bones had been there for several years. A good period of time. I’m not going to speculate on just how long,” he said.
“But it was nothing recent,” he said.
He did say that sheriff’s investigators are dusting off files from as far back as 20 years ago.
“We’re looking at a couple of old cases that go back that far,” he said. “We’ll be looking more into that at the first of the week, to see what direction we need to go in. We may even be looking at cases from outside the county. We have received some calls that go back many years involving cases from outside the county.”
He said when test results on the bones come back from the state crime lab, investigators should have more clues to go on.
“We’re hoping we can tell if the remains were male or female, and how long they had been in the ground,” he said.
“We called several of our investigators to the scene, and the GBI, as well, and we excavated that area for about five hours,” he said.
“We feel we got the whole area covered, and we removed all the remains we could find there. Those will all be sent to the GBI crime lab.”
12-07-2011, 12:28 PM #15
Still no NamUs profile and no response from the reporter...
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