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UPDATE: Human Remains Found Near Rose Lake

UPDATE: Investigators from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office along with volunteers from the Kootenai County Search and Rescue have spent the past couple of days scouring the area near the Coeur d'Alene River, south of Rose Lake where human bones were found over the weekend. 

Investigators report that additional bones were found and they are now preparing to send them to a forensic anthropologist in Seattle for dating and possible identification. 

Investigators hope to be able to compare dental records of missing persons from the region with the remains that were found by campers on Saturday.

Further information will be released as it becomes available.

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KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Saturday morning Deputies from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department responded to an area off Highway 3, just south of the community of Rose Lake where a pair of campers found what appeared to be human remains.

Once on scene, the deputies were able to locate the skeletal remains of a human body on a vacant piece of land near the Coeur d'Alene River.  The body appears to have been there for some time. Detectives spent the day processing the scene and collecting the remains.   

At this time, the gender and age of the body is unknown.  There is also no apparent cause of death. 

This case remains under investigation and further information will be released as it becomes available.

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