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Human Skull Found Near Forest Service Road

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NACHES, Wash.-- Authorities are investigating a human skull that turned up in the Nile area over the weekend.

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says someone found the skull on Sunday around Little Rattlesnake Creek near Forest Service Road 1501.

The sheriff's office believes the skull may belong to a man who went missing in the area about a year ago.

The man walked away from his campsite and wasn't ever found.

The sheriff's office told us Yakima County Search and Rescue is planning to search the area for more remains.