Remains found in Smith County believed to be those of missing Fayette man

Rasheem Ryelle Carter
Rasheem Ryelle Carter(Laurel Police Department)
Published: Nov. 3, 2022 at 6:43 PM CDT
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SMITH COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Skeletal remains, believed to be those of a missing Fayette man, were found Wednesday in Smith County, according to Coroner Samuel Houston Smith.

Rasheem Ryelle Carter, 25, is listed by the National Crime Information Center as missing. He was last seen outside of a Super 8 Hotel on Oct. 2 in Laurel, a half hour from where he had been contracted to work in Taylorsville.

The human remains were located in a wooded area south of Taylorsville. They have been sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy, according to Smith.

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