No foul play suspected after skeletal remains of missing Kay-Alana Turner found in wooded area

The remains of missing Kay-Alana Turner have been found more than a year after she disappeared. (Courtesy from Robby and Rosa Calhoun)

No foul play is suspected in the confirmed death of Kay-Alana Turner who went missing in Tomball last year.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a wooded area near Decker Prairie Rosehill Road on April 19 following a discovery of possible human bones made by Texas EquuSearch.

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Detectives from Montgomery County’s Homicide and Violent Crimes Unit and Crime Scene investigators responded to the scene and conducted an investigation. They concluded the remains were human, and they were transported to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for analysis.

According to dental records, forensic pathologists confirmed that the bones found belonged to the missing woman Margaret Kay-Alana Turner.

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Although there is no suspicion of foul play, the circumstances and manner of death are still under investigation. The parents of Margaret Kay Alana Turner, 27, believed she was suffering a mental health crisis and was in a “fight or flight” frame of mind.

Montgomery County officials released a press release regarding the confirmed remains:

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is hopeful that this positive identification can provide some much-needed closure to her family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.

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