UPDATE (3:15 P.M.) – Josh Tubb, the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer, released a statement detailing the intense search for evidence after remains were found in a car that was connected to the disappearance of Rosemary Rodriguez in 2019.

Investigators are working slow and methodically looking at every inch of the scene and vehicle. They are inspecting every fiber or fragment to identify every shred of evidence. If anyone has information, we are asking them to come forward and call the Sherif’s Office or CrimeStoppers.

Deputy Josh Tubb, Gregg County Sherrif’s Office Public Information Officer

The car was found in late December in the 800 block of Mt. Pisgah Road. The remains have not officially been confirmed as belonging to Rodriguez.

She has been missing since October 8, 2019.

GREGG COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A car that officials have been looking for in connection to the disappearance of Rosemary Rodriguez, who has been missing since 2019, was found on land on the 800 block of Mt. Pisgah Road in Gregg County on Friday.

Rosemary Rodriguez

Rodriguez was last seen on Oct. 8, 2019 leaving a residence in the Mt. Pisgah Road area of Kilgore.

The criminal investigation division was called to the scene and was able to confirm that the vehicle is related to Rodriguez’s case.

It is in a heavily wooded area and they are bringing in heavy equipment to get the vehicle out. At this time, the location is being treated as a crime scene.

Officials are working the scene slowly and methodically and do not expect to get the vehicle out for some time. Once it is out, the vehicle will be taken to a secure location.

Gregg County Public Information Officer Lieutenant Josh Tubb said they can’t state the condition of the remains or who the remains belong to at this time. More information is expected to come next week.

Car of Rosemary Rodriguez
Photo from scene of Pisgah Rd. this morning