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Human Remains Remain Unidentified

DNA Sent to State Database


Decomposed human remains discovered along the shore off Isla Vista late last month have yet to be identified, according to the Sheriff’s Office. DNA samples have been sent to the California Department of Justice, said Lt. Kevin Huddle. “If the DNA exists in the database, we may get a hit.”

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