Authorities identify human remains in Barry County


JENKINS, Mo. – Authorities in Barry County have identified remains found in March of 2018.

Ronald Brightwell, 35, of Springfield disappeared in 2012.

The Barry County Sheriff says his remains were found south of Jenkins, Missouri. 

Police now want to know if anyone had any contact with Brightwell either in person, by phone, text, or social media. 

If anyone has information about Brightwell, you’re asked to call the Barry County Sheriff’s Department.

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