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Body of missing man found buried in Fairview; 2 in custody

Daniel Ray Osborn II / Courtesy of Facebook

LATEST UPDATE: http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/03/27/update-2-charged-murde...


FAIRVIEW - The body of a young man who was last seen by his family on Feb. 3, 2018 was reportedly found buried in the yard of a home in Fairview Monday afternoon. Authorities from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office, Hartselle Police Department and Cullman County Coroner's Office were at the scene on County Road 1534. Although Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick would not comment on the case, each saying only, "The investigation is ongoing," multiple sources have confirmed to The Tribune that an excavation took place and that a body, believed to be that of Daniel Ray Osborn II, 22, was recovered.

The Hartselle Police Department published the following on its Facebook page late Monday night, confirming that Osborn's body was found in Fairview:

Today Investigators located the body of Daniel Ray Osborn II near Fairview in Cullman, Alabama. Cullman County Sheriff's Office proceeded with the investigation and charged Tyler Hudson and Andrew Maresh with Murder. This has been a very difficult time for Daniel's family. They would appreciate your thoughts and prayers.

-Sgt. McDearmond

According to a Facebook page set up to aid in the search for Osborn, “He was last seen by Family on Feb 3rd. He had last text communication on Feb 16th around 1:20pm. We are not positive that this was him. Missing person report was filed with Hartselle Police Department on Feb 18th. His phone battery also died on Feb 18th. On Feb 20th, Daniel's Car was found in Baileyton, AL. It was found at a junkyard with 1 tire appearing to have been blown out. The tag was missing. On Feb 21st, Daniel's prepaid plan has ran out of mins. So his phone is disconnected.”

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  • Hartselle Police Department
    Missing poster for Daniel Ray Osborn II
  • W.C. Mann
    Authorities were still on the scene of the excavation late Monday night.
  • W.C. Mann
    Authorities were still on the scene of the excavation late Monday night.

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