Human skeletal remains found in eastern Kentucky
CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) - Human skeletal remains were found Tuesday afternoon in Carter County, according to Kentucky State Police.
Troopers said the discovery was made over an embankment near state Route 2 and the AA Highway.
Investigators received a call around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Detectives returned to the area the following day to look for more evidence.
“They’re sifting through the foliage and the dirt trying to find any other remains left,” said Kentucky State Trooper Shane Goodall.
It’s unclear if the remains belong to a missing person, but troopers are working to identify them.
“No matter who it is, somebody out there is worried about them and looking for this person. Hopefully, we can bring it them closure,” Goodall said.
According to KSP, the remains were found by two people who were mushroom hunting.
Troopers say the remains will be sent off for identification.
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