MISSOULA, Mont. - On Saturday, August 9, 2014 a Missoula resident and recreationalist discovered human remains up the Rock Creek drainage in the Welcome Creek Wilderness.
According to Granite County Sheriff Scott Dunkerson, Granite County Search and Rescue, sheriff's office and a member of the medical examiner's office were able to located the remains on Sunday, August 10, 2014 around 1:30 p.m. The remains have since been sent to the Missoula Crime Lab for further investigation.
The Welcome Creek Wilderness is located approximately 25 miles east of Missoula. The 28,135-acre wilderness measures about 9 miles by 7 miles.
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Foul Play Suspected: Unknown / Undisclosed
Suspected Suicide: Unknown / Undisclosed
Cause of Death: Undetermined / Unreleased
Found on August 9, 2014 - 3152 days, 10 hours, 38 minutes ago
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This case file has been assigned the Missing Persons ID 4011
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Judaea RojoJuly 12, 2021 at 5:09 pm
4/26/21 Update: Donations are being asked to help identify the remains found in August of 2014. More here: https://dnasolves.com/articles/granite_county_john_doe/?fbclid=IwAR00LQydY0jc-A4hh1XUO2rxTzpLLhsmyPrnOpG83g9nDdc8mtUuGt1ptjA