Found Human Remains Have Been Identified

MEDFORD, Ore. — Human remains that were found over the weekend have been identified and confirmed by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

Rachel Rice was 46-years-old when she was last seen walking on Old Stage Road, near Military Road on August 3, 2005. Her remains were found on the 3000 block of Old Military Road in Central Point on Saturday.

The Medical Examiner was able to confirm her identity through dental records. The Sheriff’s Office said a formal autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.