Subscribe Register Login

Monday, July 28, 2014, 8:09 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Event on helping find missing people set

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 28, 2014 at 7:11 a.m.

An event to help Arkansas families locate their missing loved ones through DNA samples has been scheduled later this week.

The third annual "Never Forgotten — Arkansas Takes Action" event is Thursday in Little Rock. Officials from several agencies, including the state Crime Laboratory and the Arkansas State Police, will help collect DNA samples from attendees.

Aaron Sadler, a spokesman for the state's attorney general, says the event has helped authorities identify a Crittenden County man that had been missing since 2001.

Memphis officials determined that remains found three years ago were those of Earle resident Tommy Lee Newingham.

Newingham's remains were identified through a national DNA database after his family provided samples to investigators at the 2012 event.

Comments on: Event on helping find missing people set

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Teachers

    Fountain Lake School District is seeking applications for th...
    HOT SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK, AR

  • Sales

    HELLO!We Need Independent Representatives Earning Potential...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Drivers

    Local Runshome daily!$1500 Sign On Bonus• Work a 5 Day Week ...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Servers & cooks

    shotgun dan’s on Markham is hiring for . FT or PT. Apply wit...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Needs assessment/intake coordinator

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified app...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

Search 894 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online