The disappearance of five-year-old Summer Wells from her family’s home in Tennessee on June 15, 2021, had captivated the nation for months. Unfortunately, the search for Summer has come to a tragic end. On March 4, 2022, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) announced that human remains found on a property near the Wells family home had been positively identified as Summer Wells. The discovery of Summer’s remains has devastated her family, friends, and the community that rallied to find her.
The investigation into Summer Wells’ disappearance and death was extensive and involved multiple law enforcement agencies. The TBI announced that it had received more than 1,200 tips related to the case and had conducted over 1,000 interviews. The search for Summer had involved hundreds of volunteers, as well as helicopters, drones, and K9 units. Despite the efforts of law enforcement and the community, the search for Summer had gone on for over eight months before her remains were finally discovered.
The discovery of Summer Wells’ remains has raised many questions about the circumstances surrounding her death. Law enforcement officials have not released any information about the cause or manner of her death. The investigation into her disappearance and death is ongoing, and authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to come forward. The community continues to mourn Summer’s loss and is coming together to support her family during this difficult time.