Deputies recover charred human remains; homicide investigation launched

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DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s deputies are conducting a homicide investigation after charred human remains were found in Frierson this morning, according to Sheriff Jayson Richardson.

A call came into  the DPSO came in just before 10:30 a.m. today informing authorities of the burned remains, which were located on a well site off White Springs Road in Frierson.

When they arrived, deputies contacted the DeSoto Parish Coroner’s Office, who determined the remains were human.

An investigation was immediately launched and investigators secured evidence related to the investigation. 

The DeSoto Parish Coroner’s Office is working to identify the remains, but no other information is currently available. 

The investigation is on-going and further information may be released at a later time.

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