WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Remains found along I-65 over the weekend have been confirmed tobe that of missing woman Nicole Howard, according to the TippecanoeCounty Coroner's office.
The Tippecanoe County Coroner’s Office completed anexamination of the dental remains found on I-65 during the Saturdaymorning search. The Coroner’s office determined that thedental remains were that of reported missing 46-year-old Lafayetteresident, Nicole M. Howard.
The Lafayette Police Department found no indication offoul play during the investigation. Family members were notified bythe police department.
A group searching for a missing woman, Nicole Howard, foundbones and flesh along I-65, a discovery which shut down thenorthbound lanes for several hours Saturday afternoon.
Lafayette police and detectives had the remains sent to theTippecanoe County Coroner's office. A pathologist conducted theautopsy Monday evening.
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