Missing Man’s Remains Found

By November 28, 2017News

Opelika police have identified the remains of a man found last year behind Bennett’s Trailer Park as Andrew James Barnett Jr., Barnett was 1st reported missing June 17th, 2004. “A juvenile looking for his dog found the remains along a creek bank in a wooded area near the 1000 block of York Avenue,” according to coroner Bill Harris. Police sent those remains to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences and the FBI for lab testing & announced the results yesterday. Barnett was a resident of Bennett’s Trailer Park, on South Long Street, He was 34 years old at the time of his disappearance. Police are still unsure of the cause of death and are asking for anyone w/information to come forward. The Secret Witness Hotline number is (334) 745-8665.

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