Human remains

Pazuzu Illah Algarad (Forsyth County Sheriff's Office)

San Francisco Man With Devil Name, 2 Others Charged In Murder And Backyard Burial In North Carolina

A San Francisco native who adopted the devil name used in the movie “The Exorcist” is one of three arrested in North Carolina for murder after deputies found skeletal remains of two victims buried in shallow graves at a home there.

10/08/2014

Human remains found in rural Shasta County are believed to be that of missing Belmont man Paul Merrill. (CBS)

Human Remains Found In Rural Shasta County Believed To Be Of 87-Year Belmont Man

Human remains found in rural Shasta County over the weekend are believed to be of an 87-year-old Belmont man who has been missing for more than a month, a Belmont police captain announced Monday.

10/06/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Human Remains Found By Man, Children Walking Through Park Near Windsor

A man and his children came across human remains during a walk through a county park near Windsor Sunday afternoon, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

12/09/2013

Vista at Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve, Woodside. (Tom Radulovich/Wikimedia Commons)

Peninsula Hiker Finds Skeletal Remains In Open Space Preserve

A hiker found human skeletal remains at Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve in unincorporated San Mateo County on Monday, according to sheriff’s deputies.

02/20/2013

Joseph Carrabino

Woman’s Remains Found In Brisbane After Man Shows Off Human Skull

Police in Brisbane were working to identify a woman whose remains were found on a hillside – a discovery prompted by the November arrest of a man who was walking around with a human skull.

02/13/2013

Speed Freak Killers Loren Herzog and Wesley Shermantine (CBS)

FBI Searches Abandoned Well For Human Remains In ‘Speed Freak Killers’ Case

The FBI has begun excavation of an abandoned well in Central California in a renewed search for victims of a pair known as the “Speed Freak Killers.”

01/07/2013

Officials investigate the discovery of a body inside a trash can along Dublin Canyon Road in Pleasanton on May 24, 2012. (CBS)

Body Found In Pleasanton Trash Can Not Likely Sierra LaMar

Investigators performed an autopsy Friday on a woman who was found inside a trash can in Pleasanton on Thursday.

05/25/2012

Officials investigate the discovery of a body inside a trash can along Dublin Canyon Road in Pleasanton on May 24, 2012. (CBS)

Pleasanton Police Discover Woman’s Remains Inside Trash Can

Authorities in Alameda County are investigating human remains that were found in a trash can in the Pleasanton foothills on Thursday.

05/24/2012

Workers found human remains at this construction site in San Carlos on February 15, 2012. Authorities said the remains could be Native American. (CBS)

Skull, Bones Unearthed At San Carlos Construction Site

A construction crew unearthed human remains Wednesday morning while installing new plumbing lines in San Carlos, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

02/16/2012

Chevelle "Chevy" Wheeler prior to her disappearance in 1985.

Mother Confirms ID Of Remains Found In ‘Speed Freak Killers’ Case

Authorities are back excavating an abandoned well in search of more human remains believed to be victims of the notorious “Speed Freak Killers.”

02/14/2012

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