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Hiker finds human remains near Lake Havasu City

These items of clothing were close to human remains found near Lake Havasu City on Dec. 14. (MCSO photo)

These items of clothing were close to human remains found near Lake Havasu City on Dec. 14. (MCSO photo)

KINGMAN – A hiker in the desert area east of Highway 95 near mile post 193 in the Lake Havasu City area reported finding human remains at about 1 p.m. Dec. 14, according to Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Anita Mortensen.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and believe the male subject to be about 5 feet 7 inches tall with colored tattoos on both forearms.

A camouflage hooded sweatshirt, camouflage shorts, a blue T-shirt with the words “New York City,” black size 9 1/2 tennis shoes, a blue hiking backpack with a black plastic frame, and a Bible were found near the body.

Foul play is not suspected, Mortensen wrote in a release.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call MCSO at 928-753-0753 or toll free at 1-800-522-4312.

Information provided by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office