Human remains identified in Barry County

Human remains found south of Jenkins, Mo. in Barry County have been identified as that of 35 year old Ronald Jessup Brightwell of Springfield, Missouri.

Brightwell's remains were uncovered on March 26th, 2018. The Barry County Sheriff's office says they are seeking information from anyone who may have had contact with Brightwell prior to his disappearance in 2012.

If you were in contact with Brightwell through any method of communication you are asked to call the Barry County Sheriff's office at 417-847-6556.

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