Human remains found near Montrose

MONTROSE - On Oct. 29, hunters in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau, west of Montrose, reported finding what they believed to be human remains.

The Montrose County Sheriff's Office responded to the area and deputies and investigators talked with the hunters.

On. Sunday, sheriff's deputies and members of the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse returned to the area to search. Several bones and items of clothing were found during the search.

The Montrose County Sheriff's Office and Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations are investigating.

At this time, the remains have not been identified.

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