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Remains found in Greene Co. pond identified as Donovan Cowart

Donovan Cowart was just 27 years old when he went missing. (Photo source: George Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Donovan Cowart was just 27 years old when he went missing. (Photo source: George Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
GREENE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

The human remains that were found in a Greene County pond have been identified as Donovan Cowart. Cowart went missing from George County in January of 2013.

Last month, George County investigators received a tip that Cowart's remains were wrapped in a tarp in a rural Greene County pond. Due to the condition of the remains, it took several weeks for an autopsy to be completed.

Welford McCarthy, 36, and Robert Stevens, 26, were arrested after the remains were found, and both are charged with Cowart's murder.

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