Updated: Mar 23, 2021
Daniel Crosby, 25 February 27, 2020 Pana, Illinois
A search for missing Danny Crosby in Pana, Illinois where he was last seen over this weekend lead by the Illinois State Police has produced results. The following is a message from the Illinois State Police in these regards.
Pana, IL – On Saturday, March 20, 2021 Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 4 agents located human skeletal remains in a field near the 2500 block of E. 6th Street Road in Pana, Illinois. The human skeletal remains were located during a search by DCI Zone 4, the Chris-Mont (Christian and Montgomery County) Emergency Management Agency, Pana Police Department, Pana Fire Department, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Christian County Coroner’s Office, the ISP Crime Scene Services, as well as numerous other agencies.
The skeletal remains were found in an area to the North and East of the last known location of Daniel Crosby; beyond areas that had previously been searched. Family and friends of Daniel Crosby have not had any contact with Crosby since Feb. 27, 2020 when he was in Pana, Illinois. Crosby was reported missing to the Carterville, Illinois Police Department on March 18, 2020.
No identification has been made at this time, identification will require additional forensic review. Preliminary evaluation of the skeletal remains revealed no obvious signs of trauma.
This investigation is active and ongoing, and no additional information will be released at this time. Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact ISP Zone 4 at (217) 782-4750.
We thank the State Police and all those involved in the search for Danny. We will update with confirmation when an update is made available.
Danny was least seen in Pana. He was seen with people he knows, yet today, no one claims to have seen him in the area. His vehicle was reportedly left after a single vehicle accident, then vanished. Danny has never been seen or heard from again.
Everyone believes foul play may have occurred. I can tell you, you're not getting away with it.
If you have any information on Daniels' whereabouts or disappearance please contact the numbers on the poster. As of 12/19/2020 there is a reward for direct information leading to Daniel's location.