TYLER — Tyler Police investigated the remains of a decomposed human skeleton found 2 days before Christmas, in 2004. The male was discovered behind First Baptist Church in a heavily wooded area off of FM 2813 in South Tyler. Police released a sketch released a sketch by a D.P.S. Forensic Artist out of Austin on Monday, with the hopes that the public will come forward with information. After the discovery, the remains were sent to a forensic lab for possible identification. Investigators checked all local missing person reports and were unable to make a match.
It was determined that the remains were of an unknown male. The clothing on the skeleton was a blue jacket, blue jeans and brown Rockport shoes. If you feel that you may know this person, contact Detective Nathan Elliott of the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1026.