FOWLER, Ind. (WLFI) – Fowler police have confirmed that the remains found at a Fowler residence are that of a human.
24-Hour News 8’s news partners at WLIFI-TV previously reported, on Saturday, Fowler Police Chief Dennis Rice said possible human remains were discovered on the property of the Fowler home where missing woman, 68-year-old Nena Metoyer, was last seen.
The discovery was made Saturday afternoon, but police can’t confirm if the remains are that of Metoyer.
Fowler police say the age, sex and identity of the remains have not been identified. They added the cause of death has not been determined.
An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday to examine the remains found. Chief Rice told WLFI-TV Monday, investigators hope information from the autopsy will help them determine the identity of the person as well as the cause of death.
The case remains under investigation.