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Human Remains found in Monongalia County

Published: Sep. 18, 2020 at 10:08 AM EDT
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MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - Human remains were found in a wooden area near Trope Hill in Monongalia County.

Residents found the remains and deputies were called to the area around 6 p.m. on Sept. 17, according to the Mon County Sheriff’s Department.

Officials did not release the name of the person who was found but family and friends say that they know who it is and they just want to know what happened.

“I want answers, I want people held accountable for what has happened to my son,” said James Price.

Price says the remains were only a couple hundred feet from his house.

Authorities say that the remains were sent to the West Virginia State Medical Examiners office for positive identification and manner of death.

Granville Volunteer Fire Department and Monongalia Emergency Services responded for assistance in recovering the remains, according to authorities.

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