Skeletal remains found near Lake Steinhagen believed to be of missing Tyler Co. mother, son

TYLER COUNTY (KYTX) - The search for Lettie and John Fisher Jr, who were reported missing on September 21, 2011, may have ended on Sunday March 31, 2013.

An investigative team comprised of the Tyler County Sheriff's Office , Texas Rangers, DPS Dive Team members and Texas Parks/Wildlife Game Wardens from Tyler and Jasper Counties responded to a report by a man who had found human skeletal remains. Also, fishing equipment and a prosthetic leg were found in the same location near Lake Steinhagen in the Dam-B Community.

After the man's report was confirmed by local game wardens on Sunday morning, the investigative team traveled by air boat to the edge of Dam-B Lake and went in by foot carrying the necessary equipment needed for investigative purposes. 

The reported scene was located and processed by the investigative team members.

Thirty six items of evidence were collected at the scene.  Positive identification of the human skeletal remains will be forth coming through DNA testing and forensic process.

 

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