Investigators seek information on woman’s death after remains found in Harvey County
HARVEY COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Tuesday, April 4: The Harvey County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the discovery of human remains in a hedgerow east of Newton.
A man reported finding the remains near First Street and North Rock Road, in eastern Harvey County. The early investigation determined the remains are those of a woman. Work continues to identify her and determine how she died.
“The Harvey County Coroner’s Office will examine dental records and perform an autopsy to determine the woman’s identity,” the sheriff’s office explained.
In the ongoing investigation, the sheriff’s office is asking anyone with information in the case to call 911.
The cause of death of the woman has not been identified.
The incident remains under investigation. It is not known if foul play was involved. Anyone with information regarding the death should contact 911.
The Harvey County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of human remains in a rural area east of Newton.
Harvey County reported deputies responding the scene a little before 5 p.m. Monday after a man reported finding the remains near a hedgerow near East First Street and North Rock Road.
Early the investigation, the identity of the remains and how the person died haven’t yet been determined.
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