Major Case Squad Activated For Remains Found By Children

(Macoupin County, IL) — The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis is investigating skeletal remains and body parts found in a creek in Plainview. The discovery was made yesterday afternoon by children playing near the water in the 72 hundred block of Route 159. Authorities only are saying the victim was killed in 2012 or 2013. Fourteen detectives have been assigned to the case.