Remains found in Kenosha in April determined to be those of Chicago man missing since 2012

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KENOSHA — Officials with the Kenosha Police Department announced Monday, December 19th skeletal remains found on 122nd Avenue near 71st Street in April have been identified.

Hozia Jackson

Hozia Jackson

The remains were found in a wooded area to the west of 122nd Avenue — just off the west frontage road of I-94 in Kenosha on April 5th.

The skeletal remains were determined to be human.

The remains were sent to a forensic anthropologist for examination. A subsequent DNA match established the remains to be of Hozia Jackson of Chicago.

Police said Jackson was reported missing in 2012. He was an African-American male, born in 1965.

This death remains under investigation.

Human remains found along Kenosha Co. road

Human remains found along Kenosha Co. road

Human remains found along Kenosha Co. road

Human remains found along Kenosha Co. road

Anyone with information regarding this matter is encouraged to call Detective Vicente Correa at 262-605-5241, the Kenosha Police Department Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203 or Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.