FLORENCE COUNTY, Wisc. (WZMQ) – Authorities in Florence County, Wisc. are investigating after a hunter discovered human remains in the woods Friday.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) says the hunter came across the remains in the morning of Friday, Oct. 28 in a rural wooded area.
Wisconsin forensic experts responded to the scene and determined the unidentified remains belong to an adult female.
Ongoing investigative efforts are being conducted to identify who the remains belong to.
At this time, DCI reports there is no indication the remains match a known missing person from the greater Florence County area.
Anyone who may have information to help in the investigation can call DCI at its tipline at 1-888-317-2426.
DCI is leading the investigation and is assisted by the Florence County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Crime Lab, the Florence County Coroner’s Office, and numerous other law enforcement agencies and medical professionals.