Human remains found in Yucca

YUCCA — Mohave County Sheriff’s Office detectives are currently investigating a suspected homicide.

According to an MCSO news release, on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 11:30 a.m., deputies responded to a call of human remains located in a remote desert area in Yucca near Alamo Road and Boriana Mine Road. The reporting party advised he had been out riding his side-by-side in the desert when he located the remains.

Deputies arrived on scene and observed a large pile of debris. Upon closer inspection, deputies located the remains amongst the debris wrapped in a tarp. The remains appeared to be those of an adult male, but identification was not able to be made.

The deceased was transferred into the custody of the Mohave County Medical Examiner’s Office to conduct an autopsy to determine cause of death and potential identification. Anyone with information on this incident or the possible identity of the deceased is encouraged to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Detective Division at 928-753-0753 or call our toll free number at 1-800- 522-4312 and reference DR# 22-045997.

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