Human remains found inside vehicle pulled from Ohio River

Photo supplied / ABC-57 News

Human remains found inside a vehicle pulled from the Ohio River is connected to a missing person case.

On October 14, police pulled a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder from the river in Aurora, Indiana. Indiana State Police and anthropologist with the University of Indianapolis examined the vehicle on Tuesday.

Investigators found bone inside the Pathfinder, which they have concluded to be human. Further test will be done to determine the bones origin.

The Pathfinder is confirmed to have belong to 26-year-old Stephanie Van Nguyen. According to ABC-57 News, Nguyen was reported missing in April of 2002, along with her two children.

Police in Ohio say at the time, the received information that Nguyen had left a note prior to her going missing saying she would drive her vehicle into the Ohio River.

Currently the investigation is ongoing.

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