A North Carolina female was jailed for a 15- year-old cold case Thursday after a detailed idea to a crime-fighting Facebook page led detectives to a shallow tomb on the female’s property in the small town of Spring Hope.
Kimberly Hancock, 49, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of her former sister-in-law, Deborah Elaine Deans, who went missing out on in 2004.
” Remains have actually been discovered consistent with the description of the wrapping and how the body was buried,” Constable Keith Stone stated, according to Raleigh’s WRAL-TV.
( Nash County Jail)
The body has not yet been determined but Stone said there is a “likelihood” it is Deans.
” It’s not a great outcome,” Stone stated, according to WRAL, “but it puts households to rest to understand a minimum of where their liked ones are.”
Hancock was charged with murder in 1989 for eliminating her daddy who was apparently abusive but got a suspended sentence, WTVD reported.
Deans, who was 29 at the time she vanished, was a mother of four.
Deans was last seen in the location where the body was discovered.