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Human remains found during search for Simon Powell in Burke County

A large pond in Burke County is in the process of being drained as authorities continue to search for the remains of Simon Powell who went missing six years ago.  A search of a pond off Ponderosa Road in Waynesboro last week turned up nothing.

Powell’s truck was found the day after he disappeared in 2016, but he has never been found.

After new leads in the case recently, the Burke County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Mitchell Lanell Lambert and 38-year-old Stacey Lynn Welch.  Both have been charged with murder, kidnapping and armed robbery in connection with Powell’s disappearance.  They continue to search for 43-year-old Crystal Gail Simmons Mundy for questioning in the case.