A human skull found in the area of Armistad Road last month has been identified as a missing Lowndes County man.
According to Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Marc Miley, DNA testing identified it as belonging to Selvain McQueen II of Columbus. McQueen’s wife, Tashika McQueen, reported him missing on May 2, 2016.
The skull was found by dogs in the Armistad Road area. It was described at the time as being in “pristine” condition, with no bullet holes, skull fractures or other marks that would indicate foul play. LCSO deputies searched the area, but were unable to determine where it had come from. MSU forensic anthropologist Anna Osterholtz estimated it was at least 10 years old. It was sent to the State Crime Lab in Pearl for testing, and investigators there tentatively concurred with that finding. A second bone was found April 3.
The Packet reported two weeks ago that DNA from Selvain McQueen II was being sent to Jackson for comparison.
No further information had been released as of Wednesday evening.
Anyone with further information can call the LCSO at 662-328-1136 or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151.