UPDATE: Deputies find possible remains of missing Union County woman


UPDATE: UNION COUNTY, Ark. (7/29/19) Officials have found what they believe to be the remains of a missing Union County woman.

According to the Union County Sherrif’s Office, UCSO deputies and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission agents were able to recover what is believed to be the remains of Bethanie Sanders in a wooded area at the end of Champagnolle Road.

On Friday, Bethanie Sanders’ vehicle was found at the end of an oil field road several miles off of the maintained public road.

The river had risen several feet over July 21 and 22, making the area unsearchable until Friday, July 26.

After finding the vehicle, volunteers and law enforcement searched the area that was still mostly underwater.

Today, the water had come down to the point where the body was exposed and was located soon after law enforcement returned to the area to search again.

The remains have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory to be definitively identified.

The investigation continues.

ORIGINAL: UNION COUNTY, Ark. (7/24/2019) — Investigators in Arkansas want your help to find a missing woman.

Deputies are looking for 50-year-old Bethanie Kaye Sanders. Her family reported her missing to the Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office after they had not seen her or had been able to reach her for 48 hours.

Sanders lived on Lawson Road in Union County, and she may know people in that area.

Deputies say she drives a red 2011 Jeep Compass, like the one pictured below, with Arkansas license plate 471 WXT.

Sanders is know to drive a 2011 Jeep Compass like the one pictured above.

Call the Union County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 864-1990 if you seen or know the location of Bethanie Sanders.

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