Update: Remains found in Searcy ID’d as missing man from Clinton

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Update (April 12):
SEARCY, Ark. – Remains found April 9 on Riverview School property have been identified as those of a Louisiana man reported missing in 1999.

KARK has learned Madden also ties to Clinton. 

That’s according to the Searcy Police Department (SPD) in a Friday news release.

The release identifies the man as Larry Don Madden, 26, of Lake Charles and says he was identified through dental records.

The SPD says Madden was in the Searcy area working and staying with a friend at the time he disappeared. 

This case is under investigation.

SEARCY, Ark. –  Police were called around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday in regards to human remains being found on the campus of Riverview High School in Searcy, according to a news release from the Searcy Police Department. 

Officers located the remains in a wooded area just off of Moore Street south of the school’s administration building. Police say it appears that the remains have been there for years. 

The remains are being sent to the state crime lab. 

The Searcy Police Department is currently working leads on a missing person case from out of state. 

No further details were released.

Original story: 

SEARCY, Ark. – According to a Facebook post made by the Riverview School District, human remains were found on the high school campus. 

The Facebook post states that the Searcy Police Department and White Co. Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of adult human remains in the woods behind the administration building on the high school campus. 

A student discovered the remains and reported it to police. 

The remains have not yet been identified. 

School officials stated: 

“A huge thanks for the quick response from the Searcy Detectives, White County Coroner, and Officer Kyle Williams for handling the situation quickly and professionally.”

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