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Human remains found in Barry County field identified as missing woman

The remains located Wednesday in a field in Maple Grove Township have been identified as 41-year-old Rachel Lynn Hazen.
Credit: Barry County Sheriff's Office

BARRY COUNTY, Mich. — Update 10/21/2021:

The human remains located Wednesday in a field in Maple Grove Township have been identified as 41-year-old Rachel Lynn Hazen.

Original Story:

The Barry County Sheriff's Office has discovered human remains near the location of a car belonging to a missing woman.

Police say through the help of a Michigan State Police helicopter, they were able to locate the silver 2005 Ford Escape, belonging to 41-year-old Rachel Lynn Hazen.

Hazen was last seen Wednesday, July 21.

The Barry County Sheriff's Office K-9 along with two MSP K-9's located the remains around 9:07 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 19 in a field in Maple Grove Twp.

Police have not identified the remains yet. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

RELATED: Police searching for Barry County woman missing since July 21

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