New bone fragments found, search suspended at Jessica Cain digging site

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Detectives have ended their search after finding several bones and bone fragments in a field on East Orem. They've been searching for any sign of missing teenager Jessica Cain for 26 days now.

At about 2:30pm Friday, crews first came across bones, but they have not been identified.

Investigators were initially led to the site on East Orem after William Reece, the primary suspect in Cain's 1997 disappearance, gave information to detectives that led them there.

Reece is already serving a 60-year sentence for the kidnapping of another woman.

He has been taken to the site several times. Reece lived just a few miles from where searchers were looking for the missing teen's body.

According to law enforcement sources, police will begin digging at another site in the Houston area next week. Investigators think another victim of Reece could be buried there.

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