Human Remains Found West of Boonville

An investigation is underway after human remains were found west of Boonville yesterday (Thursday).

According to a social media post from the Cooper County Sheriff’s Department they responded to a rural area after they received a report of possible human remains and when deputies arrived on the scene they confirmed that human remains were located.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Cooper County Coroner’s Office are helping in the investigation.

The remains have not been identified and more information will be available after an autopsy is performed.