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Remains Confirmed to be Those of Missing Woman

3/5/2012

Dorothy Heard

Experts at the University of Indianapolis Archaeology Department have determined the skeletal remains found in a field near Marion a month ago are those of 74-year-old Dorothy Heard of Noblesville.

Heard had been missing since June 13th. There is still no indication of how she died.

Her nephew, 47-year-old Donald Burns, was arrested but he has not been charged in the case.  Police have said they don't think he was involved in the abduction of Heard's ten-year-old granddaughter on the same day.

MORE FROM WIBC NEWS:
» Coroner: Identifying Remains Could Take Weeks (2-14-12)
» Human Remains Found in Grant County May Belong to Missing Woman (2-9-12)
» Noblesville PD to Hold Press Conference on Dorothy Heard Case (2-9-12)
» Home of Missing Woman Burglarized (8-31-11)
» Son of Missing Woman Speaks for First Time (6-27-11)
» Search for Dorothy Heard Continues Near Marion (6-17-11)
» Person of Interest Identified for Abduction, Disappearance (6-16-11)
» Search Continues for Great-Grandmother of Abducted Girl (6-15-11)
» Tipton Girl Found Safe; Great-Grandmother Missing (6-15-11)

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