By Susan A. Neufeld
Big Bear CA – On Saturday April 29,2017, hikers located human skeletal remain on Cougar Crest Trail, a short distance off the trail. Deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded and confirmed the remains were human.
On Sunday April 30, 2017, investigators from the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Homicide Detail and Coroner’s Division responded to the location and removed the skeletal remains. The identity of the remains, and a cause of death, are subject of an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail — Detective Marc Goodwin or Sargent Jason Radeleff — at (909) 387-3589. Anyone with information who would like to remain anonymous is encouraged to contact We-Tip at (800)78-CRIME.
Will update when more information becomes available.