Remains found in DeSoto County

By The Associated Press

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Human remains have been found off a rural road in DeSoto County and the sheriff’s department is investigating.

Sheriff Bill Rasco says the remains were found by a landowner was walking his property on Tuesday in western DeSoto County off Mississippi Highway 301.

Rasco says the remains had been there for some time. He says an autopsy will determine whether the remains are male or female.