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KCSO investigating after human remains found in North Edwards

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Posted at 8:52 AM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 11:58:13-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — KCSO is investigating after human remains were found in North Edwards.

According to KCSO, on Wednesday, January 16 around 5:30 p.m., deputies from the Mojave Substation were called out after a hiker found what were believed to be human remains approximately four miles north of North Edwards, off of Claymine Road.

KCSO says the remains are human and were in a severe state of decomposition.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Communications Center at 661-861-3110 or the Secret Witness Line at 661-322-4040.