Advertisement

Human remains found at Hollins University identified as missing Salem woman

Jessica Dickson was reported missing back in June of 2019.
Jessica Dickson was reported missing back in June of 2019.(The AWARE Foundation)
Published: Apr. 16, 2021 at 2:22 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Human remains found on the campus of Hollins University in February have been identified as those of a Salem woman missing since 2019.

Roanoke County Police said Friday the remains had been determined to belong to Jessica Darling Dickson, who was 31 years old at the time of her disappearance in June 2019.

Dickson’s remains were located in a wooded area of the campus February 16, 2021. Roanoke County Police said at the time there did not appear to be any connection to the university.

The circumstances surrounding Dickson’s disappearance and her death are still under investigation.

Copyright 2021 WDBJ. All rights reserved.