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Human remains found in Fayette County

Fayette County's sheriff says human remains were found Tuesday in the Bachman Road area. (Bing Maps)

Fayette County’s sheriff said human remains were found Tuesday.

The remains were located in the Bachman Road area, and investigators worked Tuesday night and into Wednesday to process the scene, according to a news release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Mike Fridley said the terrain was treacherous, and deputies were assisted in recovery efforts by the Fayette County High Vertical Rescue Team.

The sheriff said there is a recent report of a missing person in the area, but investigators will not speculate about the identity of the individual and are waiting for a thorough examination by the medical examiner.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the sheriff's office at 304-574-3590, or through its Facebook page or contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP.


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