MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz., June 4, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — Human remains discovered last week about 45 miles south of St. George have been taken to the Mohave County (Ariz.) Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, in a news release, described the remains as “a lower half of a human jaw and some long bones.”
The term long bones is often used to describe limb bones.
The Medical Examiner’s Office will attempt to determine a cause of death and identify the deceased.
The remains were found by a county road employee, who reported them to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the office’s news release said.
Deputies recovered the remains Thursday afternoon near mile post 22 on County Road 101, also known as Mud Mountain Road.
Results from the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office are pending, and the Mohave County Sheriff’s investigation is ongoing.