Police look to ID human remains found by dog in Scott Co.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Authorities are trying to determine the identity of skeletal remains found in Scott Co. on Monday.

The Sheriff's Dept. first learned of the remains from a man who said they were discovered by his dog. The remains were sent to the UT Forensics Lab.

Officials from the Sheriff's Dept., the Scott South Fire Dept., and the Rescue Squad, along with a Cadaver Dog performed another search on Tuesday, but were unable to locate any more remains.


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