- Associated Press - Friday, April 5, 2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the remains discovered in northwest Olympia are human.

The Olympian reports a citizen on Thursday found what appeared to be the full skeletal remains of an adult human along with clothing and other items off Evergreen Parkway Northwest.

The person who had been walking about 50 yards into the woods had found the remains and contacted the sheriff’s office.

Officials confirmed Friday that the remains are human.

The sheriff’s office and the Thurston County Coroner’s Office were working to determine an identity and manner of death.

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