Human remains found in Golden Valley

GOLDEN VALLEY - A retired Mohave County Sheriff's sergeant discovered human remains north of Shinarump Road Monday afternoon, according to sheriff's office spokeswoman Trish Carter.

The woman was horseback riding with friends when the group came across a human skull and bones, said Carter.

Deputies followed the retired sergeant to the location and turned over the remains to the Mohave County Medical Examiner. The person's identity and his or her cause of death are pending autopsy results. Carter said the incident is under investigation.