FARMERSVILLE, TX (WLOX) - Sgt. Kevin Perlich of the Richardson Police Department has confirmed that the body recovered in a remote area of Farmersville, Texas is Jessie Bardwell.
According to Sgt. Perlich, the body was found on May 19 in a wooded area near a field. Federal evidence recovery teams were called to the scene, as well as the Collin County Medical Examiner's Office.
The body was taken to the examiner's office to determine a positive identity, and cause of death.
"They got some work to do before we're able to say anything else on that regard," said Perlich. "It was a combination of tips and investigative leads that led us to the location."
The case remains active, and the investigation is ongoing.