Deputies, police investigate discovery of human remains in wooded area of Pinehurst

PINEHURST - The Orange County Sheriff's Office, Pinehurst Police and the Texas Rangers are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area north of the 2600 block of MacArthur Drive in Pinehurst.

Orange County Sheriff deputies were investigating a missing person case that led them to a wooded area where the remains of one person were discovered on Monday, October, 16, 2017, according to a release from the Orange Sheriff's Office.

Detectives are being assisted by a Sam Houston State University forensic anthropologist in recovering and identifying the remains the release said.

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