Skeletal Remains Discovered

Silver City – Grant County sheriff's deputies are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in a remote area of Grant County.

Authorities say investigators had to hike and use all-terrain vehicles to get to the location off N.M. 78 in the Mule Creek area.

Grant County sheriff's Lt. Michael Aguirre says the remains were discovered Monday by a hiker.


Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News,

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