Paul Schrum: Missing mentally challenged man may have met foul play Found

UPDATE:  4/3015 – Houston police stated that the remains found have been positively identified as belonging to Paul Schrum.

The partial remains of a human torso where found on Sunday afternoon in Harris County Texas.

EquuSearch founder Tim Miller said that his organization was searching at White Oak Bayou for Paul Schrum, 22, who went missing on March 17, after his dad approached Tim at the first-ever missing persons day to ask for help.  Paul’s dad told Tim his son was mentally challenged and he was worried as he had not seen him for several weeks.

Jo Ann Lowizter (mother of missing Ali Lowitzer and Tim Miller

The following day, Tim showed the photo to a group of homeless men who stayed under the bridge near I-10 and Taylor and they said that sometimes Paul would sleep under the bridge, too.   Some clothing with blood on it was also found and the father said the clothing belong to his son.

On Sunday volunteers began to gather to search the area but the human remains were found before the search went into full swing.

There was also blood found on a some concrete and Tim told Chron.com that he believes this signifies that there was foul play.

The remains have not been positively identified.

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Jerrie Dean, who is retired from Federal Law Enforcement, is the Founder of Missing Persons of America.