Skeletal remains found in Millersville

Death investigation underway in Millersville (WZTV)

UPDATE: Millersville police say they believe the human remains found today are that of Robert Thomas Simmons, Jr. The remains have been taken to the coroner's office.


MILLERSVILLE, Tenn. -- Skeletal remains were discovered in the woods in Millersville today.

A death investigation is underway after Millersville police find skeletal remains in the area of the Bethel Road Campground at around 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Police have been on scene for eight hours. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been called in to assist.

Millersville police reported on May 21 that a missing man, Robert Thomas Simmons, Jr., was last seen on May 9 in the area on Bethel Road that the human remains were found. It was thought that he might be in need of medical attention at the time.

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