Shelby County identifies human remains as missing Columbus woman

SHELBY COUNTY — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department has identified human remains found in the southern part of Shelby County on Aug. 1 as Nicolle R. Olmstead, 33, Columbus.

Olmstead was reported missing to the Columbus Police Department on July 12 and was last seen on July 1 in Columbus, deputies said.

Anyone with information about Olmstead is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Darren Chandler at 317-392-6412 or Detective LaShawn Tyler at 812-376-2661. Anonymous tips may be given through the Shelby County Prosecutor’s TIP Line at 317-398-CALL.

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