Sheriff: Human remains found in Jefferson County

Jefferson County officials said human remains were discovered Friday afternoon, according to a release.

Jefferson County Sheriff Paul Milbrath said in a news release Saturday that deputies responded to a report of what appeared to be human remains off Inlynd Road in the town of Sullivan at 5:13 p.m.

The sheriff’s office said the remains are human.

Sheriff’s detectives, the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office and the Department of Justice’s Department of Criminal Investigations were processing the scene, officials said.

Officials are investigating and an autopsy was scheduled.