State park rangers are investigating human remains found at Rock Bridge State Park.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Cpl. Kyle Green confirmed to KOMU 8 that remains were found at the park.

KOMU 8 has a reporter at the scene and will update this story when more information becomes available. 

The Columbia Police Department is holding a news conference at 7 p.m. Thursday regarding "new evidence that could possibly confirm the disappearance of Mengqi Ji," it announced in a news release.

Ji disappeared in 2019. Her husband, Joseph Elledge, has been charged with first-degree murder.

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