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Dead Body Found Near Fiddletown

Fiddletown, Ca — Earlier this week, a CAL Fire official told the Amador County Sheriff´s Department that a crew working in the area had located human remains in a wooded area southeast of Fiddletown.

According to the Sheriff´s Department, investigators responded and found the skeletal remains of a subject ten yards off the roadway.

That same morning, the San Joaquin County Sheriff´s Department advised Amador County that deputies would be coming over to investigate the possible location of a murder victim.

Based upon the totality of the circumstances, the Amador County Sheriff´s Department released jurisdiction of the crime scene to the San Joaquin County Sheriff´s Department, as well as the Coroner´s investigation.

The identity of the victim has not yet been established. An investigation is ongoing.

Written by BJ Hansen