Mississippi sheriff: Remains found in Hinds County on Christmas Day identified as Pike County woman missing since October

Published 1:48 pm Friday, January 20, 2023

Officials say the human remains found on Christmas Day in Hinds County are those of a missing Pike County woman.

On Christmas Day, officials found the remains near a water tower on Wynndale Road

Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones confirms that the remains those of Chantel Chante McCray, 29, a McComb woman who was reported missing in October.

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McCray’s silver Nissan was found on Wynndale Road on Oct. 23.

The cause of McCray’s death has not yet been determined.