Human remains found near I-20 in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY - A set of human remains was found in Smith County just off Interstate 20, according to Sheriff Larry Smith.

The 911 call came in at 8 p.m. on Nov. 11 about a human skull located near Interstate 20 and Farm-to-Market Road 14 in Smith County.

Deputies responded and secured the scene, and did uncover what are believed to be human remains.

An additional search was conducted on Nov. 12 with the help of the ALERT academy, but authorities did not comment on whether any further evidence was retrieved.

The remains were taken to the Southwest Institute of Forensic Science in Dallas for identification.

This story is developing. Stay with CBS19 for updates.

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