Skeletal remains found Wednesday thought to be of Mississippi man missing since early October

Published 5:38 am Friday, November 4, 2022

Officials believe they have found the remains of a Mississippi man missing since early October.

WLBT reports that skeletal remains were found Wednesday in a wooded area south of Taylorsville in Smith County.

Coroner Samuel Houston Smith said officials believe the remains are of Rasheem Ryelle Carter, 25, of Fayette.

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Carter was last seen outside of a Super 8 Hotel on Oct. 2 in Laurel, a half hour from where he had been contracted to work in Taylorsville.

The skeletal remains have been sent to the state crime lab for an autopsy.