Human bones found in woods North of Carbondale

By Staff Report, Campus Desk

Local hunters called the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 12:05 p.m. on Sunday because they found bones in the woods on N. Marion Street, north of Carbondale, according to a release by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

The release said the bones were identified as human by investigators and members of the SIU Anthropology Department.

At this time the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation. The release said investigators are working to identify the remains.


Investigators ask that anyone with information contact (618) 684-2177.

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