Human remains found in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Deputies say Elk hunters spotted human remains in the southern mountains of Jefferson County Saturday.
According to Jacki Kelley with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, hunters found the remains in a remote area a few miles from Deckers at about 1:30 p.m.
The Elk hunters hiked with several deputies to the location later that day, where they confirmed the remains were human.
Authorities planned to hike to the area Sunday to investigate the remains.
Kelley said there are no reports of missing people from the area where the remains were found. Deputies have not disclosed the exact location where they were found.