Deputies find possible human remains in Shelby County

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Update (September 1, 2016) – The remains were identified as missing Columbus woman Nicolle Olmstead.

SHELBY COUNTY, Ind.– An investigation is underway in Shelby County after possible human remains were discovered.

Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies were alerted to the possible remains Monday, which were found in the southwest portion of the county. Deputies confirmed the findings.

An anthropologist with the University of Indianapolis was called to the scene. With help from Indiana State Police, the remains were evacuated at the scene.

An identification of the remains has not been released. The investigation is ongoing.

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