Shawnta L. Pankey

LEWISTON - According to Nez Perce County Coroner Joshua Hall and the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI has concluded a forensic examination of the remains of Shawnta L. Pankey. Pankey’s remains were recovered on May 5, 2019 near Buffalo Eddy on the Snake River. Pankey had been missing from Idaho County since April 15, 2018.

At this time, neither Coroner Joshua Hall nor the Idaho County Sheriff’s Office will be releasing any of the FBI’s report to the public.

Shawnta’s remains are expected to be turned over to family in the next few weeks.