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Hikers Find Skeletal Remains in Park

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Date: May 7, 2018
Contact: George Land, 760-367-5507

A group of hikers found human skeletal remains in the Stubbe Springs Loop area of Joshua Tree National Park on Thursday, May 3. Park rangers accompanied by Riverside County Sheriff’s Department investigators collected the remains and other evidence from the scene for testing and analysis by forensic specialists. At this time the identity of the subject is unknown.

Last updated: May 7, 2018

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