Human Remains Found in Walker County

Human skeletal remains were found in Walker County in a wooded area off South Highway 27, LaFayette.   The body was found by a man and his son while they were hunting Monday morning, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

Sheriff Wilson posted the following statement on Tuesday:

The remains are believed to be those of a Walker County man missing since September 30, 2019.

Robert “Robbie” Sisson III, age 30 of LaFayette… was reported missing to the Sheriff’s Office on October 1, 2019 by a friend.  It was reported by a witness that Sisson left a residence in the 4000 block of South Highway 27 on September 30 at dusk, walking in a southerly direction toward the wood line.  It was also reported that Sisson was insulin dependent and had left without his medication.

The remains have been transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab by the Coroner.  The crime lab scientist will work to make a positive identification on the remains and will determine the manner and cause of death, according to the Sheriff.