Body found in Farmersville identified as Jessie Bardwell

Body found in Farmersville identified as Jessie Bardwell

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.

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