Human remains found at Crawford ranch - KXXV-TV News Channel 25 - Central Texas News and Weather for Waco, Temple, Killeen |

CRAWFORD

Human remains found at Crawford ranch

Posted:
CRAWFORD -

A local ranch owner makes a startling discovery and finds human remains on his property in Crawford, Saturday. 

While out working with his cattle on his property on he stumbled upon them and then called authorities.

The sheriff's office says the skeletal remains appear to be those of an adult man.

McLennan County Chief Deputy Matt Cawthon says they did find identification on the body. 

"We believe that we have tentatively identified the remains, we're not going to release that name just yet because we want to notify the next of kin. Plus we have to do some more examinations because we want to make sure that we have the right one," said Cawthon.

The sheriff's office and the Texas Rangers were working the scene earlier.

Investigators say the body has probably been out on the property decomposing for at least a month.

Investigators will now send the remains to Dallas for forensic testing to confirm the identity and then notify the family before releasing the name.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Charges Filed Against Former Justice of the Peace

    Charges Filed Against Former Justice of the Peace

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:44:00 GMT
    Federal charges were filed Friday against former McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone.The complaint alleges she stole Social Security Income benefits from a friend's account for which she was cosignatory .According to defense attorney Thomas West, after the friend died, the Social Security Administration continued sending checks.SSI investigated and recovered more than $40,000 in overpaid benefits. When notified there was some benefit money missing, Laster Boone admitted to ...More >>
    Federal charges were filed Friday against former McLennan County Justice of the Peace Jean Laster Boone.The complaint alleges she stole Social Security Income benefits from a friend's account for which she was cosignatory .According to defense attorney Thomas West, after the friend died, the Social Security Administration continued sending checks.SSI investigated and recovered more than $40,000 in overpaid benefits. When notified there was some benefit money missing, Laster Boone admitted to ...More >>
  • WACO

    DEA Sets Stricter Rules for Common Painkiller

    DEA Sets Stricter Rules for Common Painkiller

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:16:10 GMT
    A common painkiller may be tougher to prescribe and obtain starting October.More >>
    A common painkiller may be tougher to prescribe and obtain starting October.More >>
  • TEMPLE

    Math STARR Test Requirement Will Not Count for 2014-2015

    Math STARR Test Requirement Will Not Count for 2014-2015

    Saturday, August 23 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-08-23 04:14:03 GMT
    Students will have a year to transition to revised curriculum standards for the STARR test.  More >>
    Students will have a year to transition to revised curriculum standards for the STARR test.  More >>
Powered by WorldNow

News Channel 25 KXXV-TV
P.O. Box 2522
Waco, TX 76702

Phone Numbers:
Main: 254-754-2525
Tip Line: 254-757-2525

Links
Contact Us
KXXV Employment Opportunites
FCC Filings
Advertise on KXXV

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXXV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.