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Human remains found in Kenton County identified as missing Cincinnati woman

Posted at 3:23 PM, Sep 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-07 17:35:59-04

ELSMERE, Ky. — Human remains found in Kenton County have been identified as a 28-year-old Cincinnati woman.

Elsmere police responded to a wooded area near Palace Avenue and Spring Street on Sept. 3 after citizens discovered what they believed to be human remains.

With the assistance of Kenton County police, officers secured the area and accessed it from the rear yard of a resident on Palace Avenue, but police said the residence is not linked to the deceased and the homeowner has been cooperative.

The remains were transported to the Kentucky State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy.

On Sept. 6, police were able to identify the remains as Kadidra Roberts, a woman who was reported missing to the Cincinnati Police Department on Aug. 25. The Kenton County Police Department Bureau of Investigations then executed a search warrant at 28 Spring Street in Elsmere in connection to Roberts' death.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding Roberts' death is asked to contact the Kenton County Police Department at 859-392-1979.

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