Anthropologist to examine recovered remains

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 | 2:17 p.m. CDT

The remains recovered by police over the weekend will have to be examined by an anthropologist because of their deteriorated condition, according to Officer Jill Wieneke of the Columbia Police Department.

The remains likely belonged to Edward Acosta. The full report from the autopsy, which began Monday, will not be available for up to six weeks.

Read the Missourian's earlier story about the autopsy here.

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