News Flash Home
The original item was published from 10/16/2020 3:31:27 PM to 1/1/2021 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Sheriff's Office

Posted on: October 16, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Sheriff's Office Investigating Body Found in Woods as Homicide

FLAGSTAFF, AZ – On 10/03/20 detectives with the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office responded to a wooded area north of the Baderville neighborhood, along Highway 180, where a hunter reported finding suspicious bones, possibly human remains. 

Detectives responded and determined that the items located by the hunter were in fact human. During the recovery of the human remains detectives were able to establish that suspicious circumstances were involved and are investigating this incident as a homicide. 

Detectives and the Coconino County Medical Examiners Office are in the process of identifying the human remains. Preliminary autopsy observation indicates the unidentified person is a male subject approximately 5’10” -6’01” with a non-muscular build, possibly 35-55 years of age. The victim was wearing a t-shirt, dark colored shorts with a black leather belt that had a black nylon utility pouch on it and sandals.

National missing persons databases are being searched to assist in identifying the body as well.

If anyone has any information that may assist in the identifying this person and/or the events leading up to his death, please contact the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office at 928-774-4523 or Silent Witness at 928-774-6111.

# # #

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Sheriff's Office

FPD Citizens Police Academy Flyer Spring 2024

Citizen's Police Academy Spring 2024

Posted on: February 14, 2024

CCSO Responds to Fatal Ski Accident

Posted on: January 23, 2024

Doney Park Fatal Shooting

Posted on: January 23, 2024

Missing Person Braonain Dakota McGinnis

Posted on: January 23, 2024 | Last Modified on: September 4, 2012

2023 CCSO Memorial Day Activity

Posted on: May 30, 2023
Wilkinson Missing

Missing Person David Clark Wilkinson

Posted on: April 12, 2023