Human remains found in Purisima Creek Open Space Preserve

PRESS RELEASE

Unincorporated San Mateo County, CA: On Monday, February 18, 2013 at approximately noon, Deputies were dispatched to the Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve on report of found skeletal remains. Upon arrival, Deputies met with the reporting party, who relayed his having found skeletal remains while hiking in the preserve.  He took them to the location, approximately two miles west of Skyline Boulevard and approximately 100 feet off trail, where Deputies confirmed the skeletal remains were human.  San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Detectives and the San Mateo County Coroner responded and assumed the investigation.  The identity of the remains are unknown at this time.

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