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Skeletal remains found on West Ashley Greenway

Coroner: Bones found on West Ashley Greenway are of white male

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CHARLESTON, SC -

Friday night, 2 hikers found human bones on the West Ashley Greenway.

Saturday, the Charleston County Coroner's office confirmed that the bones are that of a white male. No further identification was given.

Officials say the bones were about 200 yards into the woods.

Because of wind and rain, investigators didn't get to search much throughout the night, but currently have forensics and K-9 units out in the area of the West Ashley Greenway.

The discovery was made in the 2900 Block of Savannah Hwy. The circumstances as to how the remains came to be at the location are not known.

A forensic examination by the Charleston County Coroner's Office, a Forensic Anthropologist and a Forensic Dentist will be conducted, according to reports from Charleston County Sheriff's Deputies. 

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