Human remains found are that of woman with brown hair

SWEET HOME, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say human remains discovered near Sweet Home are that of a woman with brown hair. Linn County Undersheriff Paul Timm said Wednesday that detectives and the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office have been investigating since his office got a call Friday about remains found on a US Forest Service road east of Sweet Home. He says the agencies tentatively identified the remains as belonging to a white woman between the ages of 30 and 50. He says she is believed to have had brown hair that was short and wavy. Investigators are continuing work to make a positive identification and cause of death.