Human remains found in Columbia in August are identified

Clayton Jacobs

Columbia Police have identified human remains found near Hickman High School in August.

Investigators used dental records to identify the remains as those of Clayton Jacobs, 58, of Columbia.  His heavily decomposed remains were found August 22 in the 100 block of Austin Avenue.  Police report Jacobs had been reported missing in late July.

The cause of death has yet to be determined.  The investigation into Jacobs’ death continues.