Human Remains Found Near Highway 204 in Umatilla County

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found near Highway 204.

A report came in around noon on Monday from a logging company working near Lincton Mountain Road. Workers reported finding what they believed were human remains that had been there for a while.

Deputies responded to the area, where they did discover skeletal remains. They were spread over an area of about 50 yards.

A Forensic Scientist from the Oregon State Police Crime lab confirmed the remains were that of a
male. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Portland for further examination.