Human remains discovered in Scioto County


    Deputies said a person called stating they found the remains in a field in the 5400 block of State Route 522 in Wheelersburg Thursday. (MGN Online)

    The Scioto County Sheriff's Office said human remains were discovered in a field in Wheelersburg.

    Deputies said a person called stating they found the remains in a field in the 5400 block of State Route 522 in Wheelersburg Thursday.

    Deputies, along with Portsmouth police detectives and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents, responded to the scene. Investigators believe the remains had been there for some time.

    The remains were sent to the Montgomery County Coroner's Office to perform an autopsy and determine the person's identification.

    Anyone with information should contact Det. Adam T. Giles at 740-354-7316.

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