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UPDATE: New information released about remains found on Menominee Reservation

A hunter discovered the human remains on the Menominee Reservation earlier this week. We're working to learn the victim's name at this time.
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Posted at 6:58 AM, Nov 02, 2023

KESHENA (NBC 26) — UPDATE: We are continuing to learn new information about the human remains found on the Menominee Reservation earlier this week.

According to Menominee County Chief Medical Examiner Patrick Roberts, he believes the remains are that of a male individual because of the skull structure.

Roberts says the remains appear to be 5 to 10 years old, and a human skull and a couple other bones were discovered.

Authorities confirm the remains did not match two missing males in Menominee County.

At this point, the Medical Examiner will conduct DNA testing on the skull to learn more.

Please stay with NBC 26 on air and online as we continue to follow this story.

Initial story:

Human remains were discovered on the Menominee Reservation earlier this week.

Menominee Tribal authorities have announced that human remains were discovered in the Menominee forest by a hunter on Monday, October 30.

A joint investigation is currently being conducted by the Menominee Tribal Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Menominee Tribal Enterprises, Menominee Tribal Conservation, Menominee Town Fire Department, Menominee Emergency Management, and the Menominee County Medical Examiner's Office.

The identity of the person and the cause of death are unknown at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation; more information will be released as it becomes available.

The authorities have assured that the community is not at risk.