Human remains found in heavily wooded area east of Idabel

Human remains were found in a heavily wooded area in McCurtain County, Okla. on Saturday, Oct....
Human remains were found in a heavily wooded area in McCurtain County, Okla. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.(McCurtain County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 3:21 PM CDT
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McCURTAIN COUNTY, Okla. (KSLA) - The McCurtain County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains were found in a wooded area during the first weekend of October.

Sheriff Kevin Clardy says on Saturday, Oct. 1, someone found the remains in a heavily wooded area east of Idabel in the area of Goodwater/Redland off Goodwater Road. The scene has been secured so that on Friday, a team of anthropologists and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation can search the area more thoroughly.

Human remains were found in a heavily wooded area in McCurtain County, Okla. on Saturday, Oct....
Human remains were found in a heavily wooded area in McCurtain County, Okla. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022.(McCurtain County Sheriff's Office)

The sheriff says there are currently four open missing persons cases in the county, but they’re already ruled out the possibility that the remains belong to any of those missing individuals.