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UPDATE: Detectives remove possible human remains found in Kingston

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KINGSTON, Idaho -

UPDATE: June 8, 2018

Shoshone County Sheriff's Detectives have removed what they believe to be human remains located in Kingston. Detectives say the remains will be transported to the Medical Examiners office in Spokane where an autopsy will be performed.

There is no information about a gender, age or identity at this time. 


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PREVIOUS COVERAGE: June 7, 2018

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office was notified Thursday morning of possible human remains located near an area under heavy roadway construction.

According to KHQ's Adam Mayer, police say the remains were found in three feet of water in a drainage ditch this morning by a worker from a private contractor. There is a heavy police presence in the Kingston area, with the Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office, Shoshone County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and the Idaho State Police on scene. More information on the incident will be released as the investigation unfolds.

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