Human remains found back in March in a cemetery in Osceola are that of a missing woman from from Decatur, Michigan.
The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit received confirmation from the Indiana State Police lab that the human remains found in a wooded area in the 10000 block of McKinley Highway are those of 41-year-old Natily Nacole Franklin. Michigan State Police had been investigating her disappearance since November.
Locally, the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit has been assisted the state police in the investigation which, still remains active and ongoing. The Coroner’s Office is making arrangements with a funeral home to return Franklin’s remains to her family.