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Human remains found near Cottage Grove

Remains found off Shoreview Drive in the Cottage Grove area have been confirmed to be human, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Posted: May 1, 2019 10:25 AM
Updated: May 1, 2019 11:42 AM

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. -- Remains found off Shoreview Drive in the Cottage Grove area have been confirmed to be human, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said.

Authorities said two mushroom pickers found the bones on April 26, but the remains appeared to have been in the area for a while.

The sheriff's office said it could be some time before the remains are able to be identified. The sheriff's office and medical examiner's office are investigating.

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