Human remains found in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Gatlinburg- TN


Officials announced on Monday that unidentified human remains were found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park after a hiker notified authorities of their findings. The remains appeared to be several months old and were discovered in an off-trial area near Laurel Creek Road according to a Park release.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the cause of death.

Further details were not immediately available.

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