UPDATED – 10/8/20 12pm – Smyrna Police detectives are still actively investigating the case involving the human remains discovered at the Little Lass fields in September 2019. Days ago, we announced that persons of interest in this case were in custody out of state. We can now identify the persons of interest as 28 year old Kristie Haas and 38 year old Brandon Haas, both formerly of Smyrna. The child victim in this case has been preliminarily identified as Emma Cole, who was 3 years of age at time of her passing. This investigation remains active and ongoing, and there are no further details to be released at this time. There is no active threat to public safety.
Smyrna Police have reached what they call a breakthrough in a lengthy investigation involving the discovery of human remains.
Police say ‘persons of interest in the case’ are currently in custody out of state.
Search warrants are still being carried out, and police say interviews are being conducted while evidence is being analyzed.
Police did not disclose any more information.
The FBI has been assisting Smyrna PD.
The remains of a young girl were found near a softball field in Smyrna in September, 2019.