Skeletal remains found in Monroe County

Skeletal remains found in Monroe County

Skeletal remains were found late last week in the Township of Clifton, according to Monroe County authorities.

Monroe County Sheriff Scott Perkins said a call came in around 3:40 p.m. Friday from a person hunting in a wooded area near County Highway W in Monroe County.

The remains have been recovered but not identified and the cause of death has not yet been determined, according to Perkins.

The case is under investigation.

Assisting the Sheriff’s Office at the scene were the Monroe County Joint Investigative Task Force, Monroe County Medical Examiner, Wisconsin State Patrol, Department of Justice and Monroe County 911 Communications Center.

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