Northwest NEWS

April 9, 2001

Local News

Hiker finds human remains near Duvall

DUVALL - The King County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the discovery of human skeletal remains found April 2 on the Tolt Pipeline area just off Kelly Road.
   A resident reported finding the remains after parking along a private road and going into the woods. Sheriff's deputies were called and confirmed that the bones were human. The following day, the Major Crimes Unit and the Medical Examiner recovered the remains and evidence from the scene. Foul play is not suspected.
   The name of the deceased and the cause of death have not yet been released by the King County Medical Examiner's Office. The Sheriff's Office said it appeared that the remains have been in the woods for at least several months.