Human remains discovered on Swinnea Rd. identified as 27-year-old woman

Published: Sep. 6, 2023 at 4:15 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 14, 2023 at 4:49 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Memphis police identified a woman whose body was found on September 6.

MPD discovered human remains, later identified as Dominique Lomax, 27, on Swinnea Road near East Holmes Road at 4:33 a.m.

Officers say the body was burning on the side of a road near the Tennessee-Mississippi state line.

Police say they were told that a fire was put out, revealing human remains.

It is unknown at this time who put out the blaze.

Lomax’s mom called the police saying her daughter went missing on September 4.

Lomax’s sister said she went to check on her in the Highland Meadows area but couldn’t find her, so she called her phone.

A man answered the phone saying he found Lomax’s phone while cleaning the yard.

The boyfriend said he dropped Lomax off in front of Highland Meadow when he talked to MPD.

He said she was supposed to meet a man.

According to police Lomax texted the man she was supposed to meet and said ‘I’m finna walk in.”

The person texted back “Walk in where?”

That’s the last time someone heard from Lomax.

Police say this is an ongoing homicide investigation.

Those with information are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 901-528-CASH with tips.

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