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Skeletal Remains Found Saturday in Pana Positively Identified as Missing Carterville Man

TAYLORVILLE – The Christian County, Illinois Coroner’s office says positive identification made on skeletal remains found Saturday in rural Pana are those of a missing Carterville man.

Coroner Amy Calvert Winans says Daniel T. Crosby’s remains were identified using dental records, help from their forensic pathologist, a dentist and archaeologist.

Winans says Crosby’s family has been notified and appreciates all the various people and agencies that allowed them to finally get some peace.

Family and friends of  Crosby have not had any contact with him since Feb. 27, 2020 when he was in Pana. Crosby was reported missing to the Carterville Police Department on March 18, 2020.

Illinois State Police continue to investigate.