Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott at the Victims Memorial Garden Brick Dedication held at Phelps Grove Park on April 25, 2024. (Photo by Shannon Cay)

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Greene County detectives are investigating possible human remains found in the area of State Highway H and Route KK, near Pleasant Hope.

On Monday, May 27, Greene County sheriff's deputies were notified about the possible discovery of human remains. Detectives and the Greene County medical examiner responded and located skeletal remains. An autopsy is scheduled.

The investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as it becomes available. Sheriff Jim Arnott is asking anyone with information to call the Greene County Sheriff’s Office crime tip hotline at (417) 829-6230.

Steve Pokin

Steve Pokin writes the Pokin Around and The Answer Man columns for the Hauxeda. He also writes about criminal justice issues. He can be reached at His office line is 417-837-3661. More by Steve Pokin