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Posted on: May 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Human Remains Found Behind Local Motel

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On May 15, 2021, Longview Police officers responded to a dead body call behind the Sunset Inn located at 1383 W. Marshall Ave., Longview, TX.  A tree clearing crew discovered what is believed to be human remains at this location.  Officers located the scene and called in detectives and physical evidence specialists to search the area.  Detectives found what appeared to be skeletal human remains that have been sent to the University of North Texas Forensic Anthropology for forensic and human identification.

This is still an active investigation and more details may be released at a later time.

If you have any information on this matter, you are encouraged to contact Longview Police at 903-237-1199 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at 903-236-STOP(7867) or online at

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