2013-09-05 / Front Page

Remains of young man discovered in forest

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 -- 4:25 p.m.-- The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the remains of an adult male within the Stanislaus National Forest of Mariposa County.

The remains were taken for an autopsy and determined to be those of a white male adult in his early to mid-20s. No identification has been made at this time.

Further tests are being conducted in an attempt to identify the remains.

Investigators are working with other law enforcement agencies who have missing and/or at risk persons.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Sher’re Hendricks of the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office at (209) 966-3615 or (800) 774-8314.

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