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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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.”


Wesley Shermantine is an inmate on California’s death row. Shermantine and his friend Loren Herzog were dubbed the “Speed Freak Killers” for a murder spree in the 1980s and 90s. (CBS)

Rain Delays Search For Bodies In ‘Speed Freak Killers’ Case

The effort is focused in an area where a convicted serial killer said there might be 10 or more victims from a methamphetamine-fueled killing spree he and a childhood friend were part of in the 1980s and 1990s.

CBS San Francisco–02/13/2012

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Yosemite Remains May Be Of Missing Livermore Man

Human remains found in Yosemite National Park earlier this month might be those of a Livermore man who went missing while on a hike in the park in 2003, a park spokeswoman said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–09/15/2010


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