FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public Information Officer:
March 2nd, 2009
Cpl. Kevin Tieman
Cass County Sheriff's Office
Oklahoma Authorities find human remains in Rinehart case.
On Saturday Feb. 28, 2009 Investigators with the Hughes County Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office and the
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation conducted a search for human remains in the area where Danial
Rinehart and his family had lived. The search was prompted by information obtained by Cass County
Detectives. Information revealed that after the death, the victim was transported to Oklahoma and
buried. That information along with the burial location of the victim was given to authorities in
Henry County Missouri and Hughes County Oklahoma for further investigation. Investigators in Oklahoma
stated that during the search on Saturday a plastic tote that contained a wooden box was located.
Authorities at the scene discovered what appeared to be human remains in the wooden box.
For Further Informaiton contact the following:
P.I.O. Jessica Brown
Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
Sheriff Houston Yeager
Hughes County Sheriff’s Office, Oklahoma