MCSO Investigating Two Sets Of Remains Found Near Virgin River Gorge

Published by The Bee News

October 18, 2018

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MOHAVE COUNTY–The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a case of two sets of human remains found in the desert near the Virgin River Gorge in the Arizona Strip area.

Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Anita Mortensen said on Monday, dispatch received a call that human remains had been found. Mohave County Sheriff’s Office detectives responded to the area, along with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Evidence Response Team, a thorough investigation of the area has been conducted over the last four days.

All evidence located has been sent to the FBI Crime Lab for scientific examination to determine the identities of the remains, said Mortensen.

This investigation is ongoing.

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