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Police: Human remains found in Brazoria County pasture

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Crews leave the site where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Houston. less
Crews leave the site where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Crews leave the site where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Houston. less
Crews leave the site where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Houston.

Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Official lock a gate that leads to where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Rosharon, Tx. Authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox. less
Official lock a gate that leads to where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Rosharon, Tx. Authorities have been searching for clues in the … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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A official opens a gate for a truck on a road that leads to where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Rosharon, Tx. Authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox. less
A official opens a gate for a truck on a road that leads to where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County Tuesday, April 5, 2016, Rosharon, Tx. Authorities have been searching … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Houston Chronicle Reporter Monica Rhor works the scene where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx. less
Houston Chronicle Reporter Monica Rhor works the scene where possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli … more

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Rosharon, Tx.

Photo: Steve Gonzales, Houston Chronicle

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston Chronicle) less
Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston … more

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston Chronicle) less
Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston … more

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Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston Chronicle) less
Possible human remains have been found at a dig site in Brazoria County where authorities have been searching for clues in the disappearance Kelli Cox, Tuesday, March 5, 2016. (Steve Gonzales/ Houston … more

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Denton police have two investigators at the dig site in Brazoria County, but no developments yet in the Kelli Cox case, said spokesman Shane Kizer. He added that investigators have talked to William Reece and he has been cooperating. less
Denton police have two investigators at the dig site in Brazoria County, but no developments yet in the Kelli Cox case, said spokesman Shane Kizer. He added that investigators have talked to William Reece and … more

Photo: Gary Coronado, Staff

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Searchers dig for the remains of Jessica Cain in the 6100 block of East Orem Drive on Friday. Cain disappeared in 1997, and her accused kidnapper, William Reece, has been at the site with authorities.

Searchers dig for the remains of Jessica Cain in the 6100 block of East Orem Drive on Friday. Cain disappeared in 1997, and her accused kidnapper, William Reece, has been at the site with authorities.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Staff

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The Texas Rangers are searching a Brazoria County pasture, hoping to find the remains of Kelli Cox.

The Texas Rangers are searching a Brazoria County pasture, hoping to find the remains of Kelli Cox.

Photo: Gary Coronado, Staff

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Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Photo: James Nielsen, Staff

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Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

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Richard Martinez with the Houston Police Department Homicide Division speaks with reporters during the search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Richard Martinez with the Houston Police Department Homicide Division speaks with reporters during the search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle

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Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle

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Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle

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Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle

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Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Authorities search for body of Jessica Cain in the 6100 of East Orem Friday, March 18, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle

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A member of Texas Equusearch waits as an excavator digs for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

A member of Texas Equusearch waits as an excavator digs for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Searchers talk as an excavator digs for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in a field in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Searchers talk as an excavator digs for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in a field in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Stephanie Hardy James, a childhood friend of Jessica Cain, puts flowers along a fence where authorities are looking for Cain’s remains, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston. Cain disappeared in 1997. “When I found out they had a lead, there’s nothing stopping me from coming every day,” James said. “[She was] the sweetest person I ever knew.” less
Stephanie Hardy James, a childhood friend of Jessica Cain, puts flowers along a fence where authorities are looking for Cain’s remains, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston. Cain disappeared in 1997. “When I … more

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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A member of Texas Equusearch searches a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

A member of Texas Equusearch searches a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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A searcher digs in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

A searcher digs in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Searchers dig in a field for the remains of Jessica Cain, a teenager missing since 1997, in the 6100 block of E. Orem Dr., Wednesday, March 2, 2016, in Houston.

Photo: Jon Shapley, Houston Chronicle

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A mourner holds a pamphlet in honor of Jessica Cain during a vigil at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain disappeared August 17, 1997 after leaving a dinner with friends at a restaurant near Baybrook Mall. less
A mourner holds a pamphlet in honor of Jessica Cain during a vigil at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain disappeared August 17, 1997 after leaving a … more

Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle

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C.H. Cain and his wife, Suzy Cain, release a dove in memory of their daughter, Jessica Cain, during a tribute site dedication at Highland Bayou Park in 2012, in La Marque.

C.H. Cain and his wife, Suzy Cain, release a dove in memory of their daughter, Jessica Cain, during a tribute site dedication at Highland Bayou Park in 2012, in La Marque.

Photo: Cody Duty, Staff

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C.H. Cain, releases a dove in memory of his daughter, Jessica Cain, during a tribute site dedication at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain disappeared August 17, 1997 after leaving a dinner with friends at a restaurant near Baybrook Mall. less
C.H. Cain, releases a dove in memory of his daughter, Jessica Cain, during a tribute site dedication at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain disappeared … more

Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle

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Marley Lindsey, 4, stands with her mother, Alyssa Vassallo, during a candle light vigil in honor of Jessica Cain at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain disappeared August 17, 1997 after leaving a dinner with friends at a restaurant near Baybrook Mall. less
Marley Lindsey, 4, stands with her mother, Alyssa Vassallo, during a candle light vigil in honor of Jessica Cain at Highland Bayou Park Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in La Marque. Seventeen- year-old Jessica Cain … more

Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle

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The disappearance of 17-year-old Jessica Cain, of Tiki Island, also remains unsolved.

The disappearance of 17-year-old Jessica Cain, of Tiki Island, also remains unsolved.

Photo: Chronicle File

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Jim Di Carlo, president/director of the Missing Hearts Foundation, sits beside a photograph of Jessica Cain, 17, his niece, who went missing in August 1997 in Tiki Island. The foundation has created a children’s thumbprint identification program. less
Jim Di Carlo, president/director of the Missing Hearts Foundation, sits beside a photograph of Jessica Cain, 17, his niece, who went missing in August 1997 in Tiki Island. The foundation has created a … more

Photo: Suzanne Rehak

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The Outlets at Conroe shopping mall, collaborating with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, hosts Thursday various events relating to National Missing Children’s Day. A photo of Jessica Cain, missing from the Clear Lake area, is among the more than 100 images of those missing projected in a rolling rotation on the center’s display along I-45. Additionally, an aerial ambulance helicopter flew-in and Officer Roy Dupuy with the Conroe Police Dept provided fingerprinting for children. Thursday, May 22, 2008, in Conroe. ( Steve Ueckert / Chronicle ) less
The Outlets at Conroe shopping mall, collaborating with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, hosts Thursday various events relating to National Missing Children’s Day. A photo of Jessica Cain, … more

Photo: Steve Ueckert, Houston Chronicle

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Alicia O’Neill and Michelle Profitt both pray for the return of their good friend Jessica Cain at a vigil honoring Cain who went missing 10 years ago in Webster after her truck was found abandon on the side of the road. Crime stoppers asks anyone with information about the case to please call 713-222-TIPS. less
Alicia O’Neill and Michelle Profitt both pray for the return of their good friend Jessica Cain at a vigil honoring Cain who went missing 10 years ago in Webster after her truck was found abandon on the side of … more

Photo: Kim Christensen, For The Chronicle

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