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Human remains found near SR 522 in Snohomish
May 10, 2018
Correction: this article has been corrected to reflect that it was Snohomish County Sheriff jurisdiction and involvement, not King County. Typo ours. Thanks to eagle-eye reader J. Alvani for catching it.
(SNOHOMISH, WA.) – The Snohomish County Sheriff’s office says a crew cleaning up roadside litter Wednesday afternoon found what appeared to be human remains near the intersection of Downes Road and Fales Road near State Route 522.
“Detectives with the Major Crimes and Collision Investigation Units responded around 3 p.m. and recovered the unidentified remains,” said sheriff’s office Communications Director Shari Ireton. “Gender and age of the person were undetermined. Also recovered was a suitcase and a blanket.
Identification of the deceased will be determined by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner, as well as cause and manner of death.
There was no mention by the sheriff’s office if any indications of foul play were present at the recovery scene.