Human remains found by hikers on Lookout Mountain in Golden

Deputies investigating case

GOLDEN, Colo. - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating after hikers found human remains on Lookout Mountain.

Spokeswoman Jacki Kelley said while the remains have been confirmed as human, officials have not determined the person's gender or identity yet.

The remains were found in a remote location, Kelley said.

The remains were found around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday.

The coroner will attempt to determine the victim's identity and cause of death.

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