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Remains Discovered In Daviess Co. Identified As Missing Man
Updated June 23, 2016 9:11 AM
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(ODON) - The Daviess County Sheriff's Department says human remains found in a drainage culvert in Odon on April 7, 2015 have been identified as those of Ira Freeman Kemp.

Police say his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Kemp was reported missing on or about January 25, 1981. His remains were found by two young men playing in the drainage culvert off of Grove Street. A gun was found alongside the remains.

The Freeman's remains were identified through DNA testing by the University of Northern Texas.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Meng Family Funeral Home in Odon.



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