Detectives investigating human remains discovered in Black Diamond

BLACK DIAMOND, Wash. -- The King County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of human remains in Black Diamond.

Investigators on Wednesday morning had taped off an area in the 33000 block of SE Stevens Street, not far from Rock Creek.

A hiker found the remains and reported them to police on Tuesday.

Just before noon, Sgt. Ryan Abbott told Q13 News that major crimes detectives had been at the scene for several hours.

The remains will be identified by the medical examiner.

No further details have been released. The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated. Watch Q13 News at 4 & 5 p.m. for updates.