Search Continues For Missing Mansfield Woman

  • 2/7/2016 6:35:32 PM
  • Staff Reporter
  • Local News

The Mansfield Police Department in conjunction with the Richland Counties Sheriff's Office conducted a search on Ransom Road this afternoon and uncovered remains that are believed to be those of Patsy Hudson who has not been seen since July 4, 2015.

Sheriff roadblocks were placed on both north and south entrances of Ransom Road in northern Richland County as an in-depth search was held at the base of a hill on the eastern side of Ransom Road. 

Earlier in the afternoon, a search was held on Snake Road which runs parallel to Ransom Road near the Richland County Coon Hunters Club.

In a press release from Kenneth Coontz, Chief of Police he stated, "With the assistance of the Richland County Sheriff's Office and other local and state agencies, human remains believe to be that of Patsy Hudson, were recovered at multiple sites. A positive identification of the remains is still pending by the Richland County Coroner's Office. Our thoughts are with Ms. Hudson's family during this difficult time as we await the Coroner's report."

Ths Mansfield Division of Police will hold a Press Conference in the coming days in reference to this ongoing case.

If you have any additional information, please contact Lieutenant Rob Skropits of Major Crimes at (419)-755-9724.

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