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Police investigating discovery of human remains near Morgantown

MORGANTOWN – Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department has confirmed the discovery of a body along Dug Hill Road just outside of Morgantown.

Investigators from the sheriff’s department and state medical examiner’s office were dispatched Thursday afternoon and the remains in such a state that making an positive identification or even determining the individual’s gender was impossible. Detectives say the individual was wearing a Los Angles Lakers jersey with black sweatpants and appeared to have had dreadlocks.

The remains were transported to the state medical examiner’s office for identification.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Detective’s Office at 304-291-7218.

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