According to information released by the Jonesboro Police Department, a search held on Saturday in connection with the disappearance of Hoxie native Lisa Prescott resulted in the discovery of human remains.

EquuSearch Midwest organized the search effort for Prescott, who has been missing for more than two years.

The JPD posted on its Facebook Saturday evening, “EquuSearch Midwest, along with the Jonesboro Police Department and Coroner Toby Emerson, confirm human remains were found in Southwest Jonesboro today. These remains will be sent to the State Crime Lab for positive identification.”

Prescott, who was last seen on Aug. 31, 2018, was discovered missing from her home, but her purse, keys and money were left at home and her door was unlocked.

The JPD expressed appreciation to everyone who aided in the search.

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