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Updated Apr 7, 2014 - 7:49 pm

Human remains found in container near Apache Lake

PHOENIX — Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains in
the desert near Apache Lake.

Phoenix TV station KTVK reports that three men who went
target shooting Sunday found the remains in a large plastic container.

They say the container was taped shut and stashed deep inside a bush.

When the men opened the container, they were shocked to discover the skeletal
remains and clothing of what they say appears to be a young girl.

The men immediately notified the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to the scene and confirmed Monday that it’s being
investigated as a homicide.

They say the county medical examiner will try to identify the remains.

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Information from: KTVK-TV

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