Police Searching Arkansas Landfill In Boulder Mom Killing

BOULDER, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — Authorities are searching a landfill in Arkansas as they investigate the death of a Colorado woman whose partial remains were found in Oklahoma earlier this year.

Police in Boulder, Colorado said Thursday that they’ve been looking for evidence in the landfill in Morrilton, Arkansas near Little Rock since Tuesday.

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Ashley Elizabeth Mead (credit: CBS)

They said the search is related to the killing of 25-year-old Ashley Mead but didn’t elaborate on what they’re looking for. They have previously said they were still looking for more remains.

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“Their case did lead them to our landfill and that’s what they’re doing right now is conducting a search for evidence,” said Morrilton Police Chief Sonny Stover.

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Authorities search a dumpster for the remains of Ashley Mead (credit: CBS)

Mead’s torso was found in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, about 40 miles south of Tulsa, in February.

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Investigators believe she was dismembered near Shreveport, Louisiana and have said her remains could have been discarded anywhere between there and Oklahoma.

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Adam Densmore in Boulder County court (credit: CBS)

Her ex-boyfriend, who is the father of her daughter, has been charged with killing her.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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