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Human Skull Found in Mountain Detachment

At 09:06 am, on Monday April 24th, deputies responded to a call of found human remains. Deputies went to the callers home who had taken a photo of a skull and provided them with the location of where she saw it.

Deputies responded to wooded area north of Alder Lake and found the skull still in the same place. Detectives and forensic investigators responded to the scene. Detectives were able to find more of the remains next to the skull.

The medical examiner’s office responded to take custody of the remains and will help with trying to identify this individual. There is no known cause or manner of death for the person at this time.

We will provide updates when we have more information on this case.