Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

April 22, 2012

Police investigating remains found in Texas creek


The Associated Press

DALLAS —  Police searching for the body of a missing 11-year-old boy have found skeletal remains that appear to be those of a child or small adult in a rural creek south of Dallas.

Dallas police Sgt. Warren Mitchell said in an email that the remains found Saturday haven't been identified but appeared human, and would be collected for testing. Mitchell didn't return a phone message from The Associated Press.

Dallas police Sgt. Brenda Nichols of the child abuse unit tells KTVT-TV the bones appeared to be those of a child or small adult. Nichols didn't return a message from the AP.

Johnathan Ramsey's father and stepmother are accused of starving the Dallas boy to death. Aaron and Elizabeth Ramsey remain jailed on felony injury to a child charges.