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FBI and Harrison County Sheriff’s Office end search for human remains after finding human skull in Lost Creek

FBI and Harrison County Sheriff’s Office investigating after finding human skull in Lost Creek
FBI and Harrison County Sheriff’s Office investigating after finding human skull in Lost Creek(WDTV)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 11:18 AM EDT
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Updated Story (07/22/2021, 2:00 PM):

LOST CREEK, W.Va (WDTV) - The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI Evidence Response Team did not find any additional human remains and concluded their search on Thursday.

The human skull found on Wednesday is awaiting further examination to be determined by the Office Of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Over the course of the two-day search, there were over 20 law enforcement personnel performing searches in a heavily overgrown area over difficult terrain.

Officials say this investigation is ongoing.

The Sheriff’s Office is also asking anyone who may have information regarding the skull to contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-7867.

Original Story (07/21/2021, 5:13 PM):

The FBI and Harrison County Sheriff’s Department is conducting a search for human remains after finding a human skull in Lost Creek near I-79.

Officials do not know how long the skull was outside, but Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny says that some time has passed.

The sheriff says that mushroom hunters originally found the skull.

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