By CBS13 Staff

TWAIN HARTE (CBS13) — Authorities are investigating after heavily decomposed human remains were found near Twain Harte.

The discovery was made on Jan. 24 in the area of South Fork Road, near the old Sierra Pines Golf Course.

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Deputies say the remains were down in a ravine and were heavily decomposed. Detectives have been able to confirm that the remains are human, however.

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The sheriff’s office has since confirmed that the remains were that of 31-year-old Rod Trujillo. Authorities say Trujillo was reported missing to the Sonora Police Department ack on Oct. 30, 2021.

Exactly how Trujillo died has still not yet been determined, but detectives say no foul play is suspected.

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Anyone with information relevant to the investigation is urged to call detectives at (209) 694-2903.