October 24, 2022 |
Still no identification of the human remains found south of Rawlins last week. A few new details of the discovery have emerged.
The Carbon County Sheriff’s Office reported on Friday that a group of hunters from Wisconsin came across a rifle in vegetation on Sunday, October 16th. The hunters contacted a game warden at Sandstone Cabin. The warden reported the discovery to the sheriff’s office and the county coroner.
During the primary search of the area, partial human remains and several personal belongings were found in the vicinity of where the rifle was first spotted.
A secondary search took place on Thursday, October 20th. Helping the Sheriff’s Department in the second search were the University of Wyoming Anthropology Department, the state archaeological department, local searchers and a K-9 unit.
An identification of the remains has not been confirmed. The investigation is continuing.