UPDATE: Winnebago County Coroners Office said the remains are of Rockford resident Samantha Swan
Note: There have been many rumors about this incident. (Rumors have included: Multiple bodies, Murdered wife over jealousy, etc… they are all just that right now. Rumors)
Police can not confirm anything other than what has been released below. An adult human remains were found on the property of 15350 Wheeler rd in Durand.
We did some online research on the property and the names associated with the address and found the following.
We want to stress the information below may or may not be related with the human remains case.
Online records show a man by the name of DEFAY, CARL NATHAN did reside at this same address in May 15th 2017 according to court records.
Carl Defay was arrested the same day the human remains were found.
(Many people said a person was arrested in the human remains case, the same day they were found, but not confirmed) Carl Defay was arrested the same day the human remains were found on August 17th 2017
He was arrested for 2 counts of domestic battery. And is being held on $650,000 bond($65,000 bail/cash to get out)
There is also an Order of Protection that was filed against him in August 2017.
Carl Defay is only charged with 2 counts of Domestic Battery. Nothing related to the human remains case. But did live at the same address the human remains were found and was arrested the same day
Update from the Winnebago County Coroners office on Monday August 21st 2017
Details are minimal right now, but human remains were found inside a residence in the 15000 block of Wheeler Road near Durand.
No other information at this time.