Father, son discover human remains while searching for meteorites

PINAL COUNTY, AZ - A father and son were out looking for meteorites near a truck stop in Pinal County when they came across something unexpected -- human remains.

The remains were found along Interstate 8 and milepost 156 near the Veja Truck Stop in Pinal County, Tamra Ingersoll said, spokeswoman for the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

Police said the remains seemed to be that of a skull and apparent rib bones, according to the press release.

Deputies also reported finding scattered remnants of pants and a shirt, according to a press release.

The remains have been send to the Pinal County Medical Examiner's Office for analysis, Police said.

 

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