Human Remains Found in Burned Down Hunting Shack

By KBJR News 1

Human Remains Found in Burned Down Hunting Shack

August 18, 2013 Updated Aug 18, 2013 at 3:30 PM CDT

(NNCNOW.com)-- Authorities are investigating the circumstances around unidentified human remains found in a burned down hunting shack.

According to the St. Louis Sheriff's Department, the owner of the shack found the destroyed building and found human remains in the wreckage.

The structure is located on Wiseman Road in Vermillion Lake Township, which is six miles southwest of Tower.

The cause of the fire and the cause of the person's death have not yet been determined.

The State Fire Marshal's Office and the St. Louis County Medical Examiner's Officer are assisting the Sheriff's office with the investigation.

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