The search for Ebony Owens has come to an end after the Edwards mother-of-two’s body was found in the Big Black River Saturday.
Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones confirmed the news via Twitter.
The search for Ebony Owens has concluded. The body recovered from the Big Black River this evening has been confirmed to be her. Thanks to all partners involved in the days long search. The investigation is ongoing.
— TyreeJonesSheriff (@TyreeSheriff) March 25, 2023
Ebony Owens, 36, was reported missing on Wednesday, March 15 after not showing up for work. Her car was later found burnt up near her and her husband’s home, prompting officials to question Michael Owens and search the couple’s residence.
Upon investigation, Michael, 36, was charged with murder, arson, sexual battery of a minor, and sexual assault of a minor.
This story will be updated as more details become available.
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