Panama City, FL –
MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) – The skeletal remains of a woman found in a swampy area in Jackson County, Mississippi, have been identified after 30 years.
Investigators say Kimberly Ann Funk of Sharon, Pa., Has been positively identified by DNA.
Investigators from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office worked with the Mississippi Crime Lab and Texas-based company Othram, Inc. to build a family tree using DNA.
The sheriff’s office says Othram identified a possible brother in Sharon, Pa. Who said he had a sister named Kimberly Ann Funk who went missing in 1990. Investigators used DNA evidence from the man to confirm the identity of the woman.
Investigators have been able to confirm that Kimberly arrived on the Gulf Coast between April and June 1990. They are now trying to piece together a timeline of her life from April 1990 until her remains were found in February 1991.
The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone who might have more information to contact their investigators at 228-769-3063.
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