Remains of Missing Woman Located in Collin County

On February 13, 2022, the Princeton Police Department found skeletal remains at Morning Dove Lane and County Route 477 near Lavon Lake in Princeton, Texas.

On October 3, 2022, the Dallas Police Homicide Unit was notified by the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office that the remains were that of Mercedes Clement. Clement was identified through a dental record comparison.  

Clement went missing on October 11, 2020, from the city of Dallas. Clement was last seen in the area of the Koko Apartment Complex off Harry Hines Boulevard. The investigation continues and is documented under case #191586-2020.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Patty Belew at 214-671-3603 or email:

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