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Human Remains found in Staley Linked to Missing Person

Human Remains found in Staley Linked to Missing Person

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Human remains found in Staley earlier this month have been identified as a missing person from 2021. On February 8th, 2023, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Shady Grove Church Rd. in Staley after receiving a call that a citizen had located human remains while walking in a wooded area. According to a press release from the Sheriff's Office, human remains along with identifying articles were recovered by investigators and sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for identification. On February 14th, 2023, the State Medical Examiner’s Office made a positive identification to be those of Steven Tyler Tuttle. Tuttle was reported missing in June of 2021 after last being seen in Liberty, NC. The Sheriff's Office says at the time they...
Human Remains Found In Randolph County Identified

Human Remains Found In Randolph County Identified

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Randolph County Sheriff's Office patrol vehicle (Stock Photo/Acme News Archive) ASHEBORO N.C. - Human remains found in Randolph County earlier this year have been identified as a missing 34 year-old Asheboro man. Michael Dwayne Wilkerson, age 34, was last seen by family on September 15th, 2011, in the area of Burney Road and New Hope Church Road in Asheboro.. Police say they located a wrecked pickup truck that same day which had Wilkerson's cell phone in it but there was no one in or around the totaled truck. The Sheriff's Office says the last call made on that cell phone wasphone had been made about 2:30 am. A highway patrol trooper arrived on the several hours later at around 5:15 am after a passerby reported the wreck. Michael Dwayne Wilkerson Michael Dwayne Wilkerson was ...