Search of north Abilene property ends, no remains found

Abilene police search a property in the 3800 block of Old Anson Road for a buried body.?

ABILENE, Texas - UPDATE: Abilene police finished their search of the property at 3900 Old Anson Road.

After 11 hours of searching, no remains were found. Original Story Abilene police are searching the property around a home in the 3900 block of Old Anson Road for a body they believe is buried there.

Sgt. Lynn Beard told KTXS they believe the body is someone who was reported missing four years ago. But he would not release a name.


It was not immediately clear who or what tipped police to search the property or why they think it is linked to the 2013 case.

The search began around 7 a.m. Cadaver dogs from Texas Search and Rescue and a ground penetrating radar from Dyess Air Force Base are assisting members of APD's Missing Persons Unit and Criminal Investigations Division.

Police brought in a backhoe to start digging around 2: 30 p.m.

KTXS has a crew on the scene. We will bring you more information as soon as it's available. VIDEO OF SEARCH (KTXS Tower Cam) 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

VIDEO OF SEARCH (KTXS Tower Cam) 12-4 p.m .