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Human remains found in Boundary County

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On October 12, 2015, the Boundary County Sheriff's Office received a report of skeletal, human remains that had been discovered on a gravel island in the Kootenai River, east of Bonners Ferry. On October 12, 2015, the Boundary County Sheriff's Office received a report of skeletal, human remains that had been discovered on a gravel island in the Kootenai River, east of Bonners Ferry.
BOUNDARY COUNTY, Idaho -

The Boundary County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of human remains found earlier this week in the Kootenai River near Bonners Ferry. 

The Sheriff's Office says someone found the skeletal remains on a gravel island on Monday as workers were clearing off brush as part of the Kootenai River habitat restoration project. The remains were mostly intact and appeared to have been at that location for a "considerable time." 

The Boundary County Coroner will perform an autopsy in an effort to identify the remains. 

The Sheriff's Office has been in contact with investigators from Lincoln County, Montana to see if the remains could be related to any open missing persons cases. 

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