SONORA (CBS13) — Detectives say they have found human remains while following up on a missing person case near Sonora.

The discovery was made on Thursday afternoon near Longeway Way.

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Detectives from the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office were investigating a missing persons case when the remains were found.

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An investigation is now underway to positively identify the person.

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Exactly how the person died is not clear, but the sheriff’s office says no foul play is suspected.