Partial human skeletal remains were found in Yreka on Friday, the YPD reported.

Partial human skeletal remains were found in Yreka on Friday.  According to a press release from the Yreka Police Department, at around 1:41 p.m. on Nov. 23, two citizens were walking in the north Yreka Creek area in Yreka when they discovered what appear to be human remains in the creek.


YPD responded to the scene and located a partially submerged body in the creek, the press release states. With the assistance of the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office dive team, YPD recovered the remains.


The identity of the remains has not yet been determined and the cause of death is under investigation, the release stated.