Human remains found by hiker in Chaffee County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.