Burned remains of missing Fairfield woman found in Fresno County

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The burned remains of a missing woman have been found in Fresno county. According to the Fairfield Police Department, her husband is the suspect in her murder. 

Police say the remains were found in a rural, unincorporated area of Fresno County by the FPD and Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. DNA was recovered and police confirmed that the remains belong to 53-year-old Ana Anand Hobson. 

Hobson was last seen on February 13 and was reported missing two days later. After the initial investigation, the police arrested her husband, Gregory Hobson, on February 16. 

Gregory Hobson was charged with one count of murder and will face arraignment on Thursday, at 1:30 p.m. 

“Our thoughts are with Ana’s family as they receive this heartbreaking news. We can only hope this discovery brings some level of closure to the family as they grieve. Please respect the family’s privacy while they cope with their loss.” — Fairfield Police Department

Police say they will be releasing no further information until the investigation has concluded.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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