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Collin County Sheriff’s Office finds body in Grand Prairie

by | Jan 16, 2023 | Latest

Updated as of Jan. 19

The Collin County Sheriff’s Office located the remains of an individual believed to be missing since Jan. 11.
Kayla Kelley, 33, was reported missing by friends after several days, according to a Jan. 15 news release from the sheriff’s office.
According to a Jan. 18 news release, a body of a deceased female was located in a Grand Prairie field by investigators from the Collin County Sheriff’s office and Texas Rangers. The body has been turned over to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office for further examination.
Following her disappearance, Kelley’s vehicle was located in a remote area of Frisco. The ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Kelley has identified 32-year-old Ocastor Ferguson, also known as Kevin Brown, as a person of interest. Sheriff’s Investigators have arrested Ferguson for kidnapping, who is being held at the Collin County Detention Center in lieu of $1 million bond.
The public is encouraged to contact the Collin County Sheriff’s Office with any information related to the disappearance of Kelley.  Investigators can be reached at 972-547-5100 or by texting 847411.
The Collin County Sheriff’s Office will release additional information as the investigation continues to develop, which will be monitored by The Farmersville Times.

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