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.
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.
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.”
Investigators performed an autopsy Friday on a woman who was found inside a trash can in Pleasanton on Thursday.
Authorities in Alameda County are investigating human remains that were found in a trash can in the Pleasanton foothills on Thursday.
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.
Authorities are back excavating an abandoned well in search of more human remains believed to be victims of the notorious “Speed Freak Killers.”
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.
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.