(Human remains found)….They were discovered Sunday.
Hikers called the San Diego County Sheriff’s office at around 9:30 in the morning. They reported finding the remains in a canyon near Japatul Valley Road south of Interstate 8. Deputies located the remains and confirmed they were human. They called their homicide investigators. It is suspected the remains may have been in the canyon several years. The San Diego County Medical Examiner will perform a forensic autopsy to try and identify the person and determine a cause of death.