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News Release
Linn County Sheriff's Office Investigating Human Skull Found Outside of Brownsville - 02/09/24

Linn County Sheriff Michelle Duncan reports yesterday on February 9, 2024, at 9:38 a.m., a caller reported finding skeletal remains on the property he resides on.  The property is located on rural acreage off of Highway 228, outside of Brownsville.

Deputies responded and found a human skull in an area where brush was being cleared by the resident. Detectives will continue the investigation as to cause of death, how long the skull has been there or who it belongs to. 

Anyone with information on this case should call the Detective Scott Tennant at (541) 967-3950.

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