Skeletal remains found outside of Rainier

RAINIER, Wash. -- Human remains were discovered in a wooded area just outside of the town of Rainier Sunday.

The Thurston County Sheriff's office reported that a person riding an ATV near the 11000 block of state Route 507 came across the skeletal remains about 11:00 a.m.

Authorities said the remains are human and appear to have been at the location for some time.

We'll update this article when more information becomes available.