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CrimeThe suspect arrested after police found Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock's remains is due in court Monday

11:46  15 july  2019
11:46  15 july  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Kentucky State Police announced Thursday that the remains found buried at a Garrard County home are that of Spurlock ' s remains were taken to the state Medical Examiner's Office in Frankfort for an autopsy Sparks is due back in court July 15. Meanwhile, state police continue their investigation.

Police have found the remains of a young mother who disappeared six months ago. Savannah Spurlock , a 23-year-old mother of four children, went missing in Kentucky in early January after leaving a Lexington bar with three men. Authorities say they have now found her remains at a home

The suspect arrested after police found Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock's remains is due in court Monday© Richmond Police Department/WLEX Savannah Spurlock was last seen leaving a bar with two other men in the early morning hours of January 5, 2019

David Sparks, who was arrested in connection with the discovery of Savannah Spurlock's remains last week, is expected in court Monday morning for a preliminary hearing.

Spurlock, a 22-year-old mother of four from Kentucky, went missing six months ago after leaving a bar with three men -- one of whom was Sparks, authorities said.

She was last seen in the early morning hours of January 5 in Sparks' residence, according to Kentucky State Police Trooper Robert Purdy. Her remains were found July 10 after reports of a "foul odor" coming from a Garrard County property, CNN affiliate WLEX reported.

Kentucky police, FBI searching home linked to Savannah Spurlock's disappearance

Kentucky police, FBI searching home linked to Savannah Spurlock's disappearance Several law enforcement agencies began a search Wednesday night of what is believed to be the last known location of missing Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock who disappeared seven months ago after leaving a bar in January, officials said. Spurlock, a mom of four who had given birth to twins in December, was last seen on surveillance video Jan. 4 after leaving the Other Bar in Lexington with two men. Lt. Col. Rodney Richardson, assistant chief of police with the Richmond Police Department, told Fox News that Spurlock’s last known location was at a home in Garrard County – located some 40 miles from the bar.

Kentucky State Police have made an arrest after finding human remains at a property in Garrard County, believed to be that of missing Richmond mother Savannah Spurlock . David Sparks was booked into jail early Thursday morning in Madison County. He' s charged with abuse of a corpse and

Following a tip, human remains were found on a property in connection with Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock ' s Although Spurlock ' s name was not specifically mentioned in the arrest citation, the property in Previously, the men had stated that Spurlock left on foot the night of Jan.

Purdy said the property on which the remains were found belonged to Sparks' family members.

Sparks has been charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence. He has not been charged with killing Spurlock, but police call him a "primary suspect," according to WLEX.

A not guilty plea was entered on Sparks' behalf Thursday afternoon, WLEX reported.

He has no prior violent crime convictions, according to the affiliate.

The suspect arrested after police found Kentucky mom Savannah Spurlock's remains is due in court Monday© Lincoln County Regional Jail David Sparks, 23, was arrested on July 11 and charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence

She went out and vanished

On January 4, Spurlock went to a Lexington bar with some friends and was later seen leaving with three men.

She called her mom and told her she'd be home in the next several hours, her family said in a Facebook post, but never returned.

Purdy said authorities are waiting on autopsy results for a cause of death.

Sabrina Speratos, one of Spurlock's best friends, told CNN she is certain the young woman did not know the three men she left with.

The two knew each other since high school and spoke to each other every day, Speratos said.

"Life before January was nothing but complete. We had each other and we had our families. Ever since then, a part of me has been missing," Speratos told CNN.

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