Human remains found in Cape Girardeau alley identified as Charleston, Mo. man

Human remains found in Cape Girardeau alley identified as Charleston, Mo. man

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Human remains found in an alleyway in Cape Girardeau, Mo. have been identified as a Charleston, Mo. man.

According to police, the man has been identified as Jimmie Lee Lindell, 37, of Charleston, Mo. Dental records and an anthropologist were able to identify the remains.

There was no indication of trauma and the cause of death remains unknown at this time.

Police responded to the 800 block of Jefferson Ave. around 1:07 p.m. on Friday, October 25 for a report of a possible body found in an alleyway.

The alley runs north of Good Hope Street.

Police say they found evident human remains obscured from plain sight in dense vegetation near a fence line.

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