Potential Evidence Found in Rural Mt. Vernon in Connection to Human Remains

Potential Evidence Found in Rural Mt. Vernon in Connection to Human Remains

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department reports multiple pieces of potential evidence were discovered during a search Tuesday in connection with human remains discovered in rural Mt. Vernon.

The location was fields and wooded areas west of Davidson Avenue and Veterans Memorial Drive in rural Mt. Vernon, IL.

The search was in connection with the human remains discovered in that area the afternoon of March 21st.

Members of the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Jefferson County Fire Protection District, Mt. Vernon Fire Department, Woodlawn Fire Department, Waltonville Fire Department, Illinois State Police Forensic Services, Canine Search and Rescue Teams, and Litton Ambulance assisted with the search.