Multiple law enforcement agencies are in Royse City today, seeking the remains of a wanted fugitive. Information on the Operation BackTrack maneuver was released by the Marshals Service this morning:
ROYSE CITY — The U.S. Marshals Service is conducting a coordinated search for the human remains of fugitive Brian Keith Freeman, who is wanted for capital murder and unlawful flight to avoid prosecution out of the Eastern District of Arkansas from 2017.
Authorities will be searching a rural area in Royse City Jan. 14 -16 in pursuit of Freeman to bring closure to the victim’s family.
Freeman, 43 of Prescott, Arkansas, is accused of murdering his ex-fiancé, Lori Hannah, in Ward, Arkansas, on March 22, 2017. The fugitive investigation has indicated that Freeman’s last telephone call originated in Texas, near his abandoned truck that was recovered March 30, 2017, by Hunt County authorities in Royse City.