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SEARCY, Ark. — The Searcy Police Department have located human remains that they believe to be those of Malik Drummond.

They told WREG the remains were located in a rural location in Jackson County, Arkansas.

This news came just hours after police announced they had arrested the child’s father, Jeffery Leroy Clifton, on capitol murder and abuse of a corpse charges.

Police said this is still an active investigation.

Malik went missing back on November 23, 2014.