A car believed to belong to a woman missing since 1998 with human remains inside was found

A car believed to have belonged to a pregnant woman who is disappeared with her little daughter in Arkansas in 1998 she was found on Tuesday submerged in 8 meters of water, with human remains inside.

Authorities said the blue Ford Tempo pulled out Lake Dardanelle in Russellville corresponds to the description of the one who drove it Samantha Jean Hopper, 19, which was reported missing with 22-month-old daughter Courtney Holt more than 23 years ago, on September 11, 1998.

Hopper was reportedly in her eighth month of pregnancy when she disappeared.

She should fire her daughter before leaving for a concert in Little Rock, the Pope County Sheriff’s Office said. in a press release On Wednesday, however, they never arrived and their car “was never found.”

The remains found in the vehicle, “will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab in Little Rock for DNA testing,” the sheriff’s office said.

County Sheriff Pope Shane Jones sent “sincere condolences to the family of Samantha Hopper and Courtney Holt” and said the office was “grateful to have been a small part of the assistance in closing this 23-year-old case.”


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