Human remains found by hiker in Chaffee County

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CHAFFEE COUNTY, Colo. -- A hiker looking for antler sheds found what appeared to be human remains near Trout Creek Pass on Tuesday, the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office said.

Deputies confirmed the remains were human, and the scene and surrounding area were sealed as investigators processed the evidence.

The Chaffee County Coroner's Office and the District Attorney's Office are assisting in the investigation, which is being treated as a homicide.

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