Body of missing Mississippi woman discovered in crawl space of her home

Body of missing Mississippi woman discovered in crawl space of her home
Body of missing Mississippi woman discovered in crawl space of her home (Source: WTVA)

FULTON, Miss. (WTVA) - DNA testing has confirmed the identity of the human remains found in a crawl space in Fulton.

Fulton police and Itawamba County Coroner Sheila Summerford confirmed the identity as Deborah Evans-Bell. Her cause of death has yet to be determined.

Police officers found the remains on Jan. 19 at a home on East Hill Street. Evans-Bell disappeared in February 2016.

On Tuesday, Fulton police confirmed the case is being investigated as a homicide. Evans-Bell lived in the house with her husband.

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