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UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019

Remains of missing Spokane man from 2017 found in Montana

Authorities have found the remains of a Spokane man who disappeared after a 2017 car crash in Montana.

Life after death: Recompose, a soil-based alternative to burial and cremation, moves closer to reality

Today, Recompose – which would convert human remains to soil – is still just a concept. But it’s approaching reality, with scientific testing done at Washington State University and legislative …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018

‘Instead of going to a grave, I go to Disney World’: Disney parks popular spreading of ashes; Spokanites favor Mt. Spokane

Everyone knows Disney theme parks as “the happiest place on Earth,” but for some Mouseketeers, it may also be the happiest place in the afterlife, according to a report by …

Authorities: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

New Mexico forensic investigators announced Thursday that a highly decomposed body found at a desert compound in New Mexico has been identified as a missing Georgia boy whose father is …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018

Grandfather: Remains at New Mexico compound are missing boy

A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New Mexico desert …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018

Pence welcomes return of presumed Korean War dead

In an emotional and solemn ceremony, the remains of dozens of presumed casualties from the Korean War were we escorted by military honor guards onto U.S. soil on Wednesday, 65 …

UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018

White House: U.S. military takes possession of remains that North Korea says belong to Americans who died in Korean War

A U.S. Air Force plane carrying what are thought to be the remains of Americans killed during the Korean War arrived at Osan Air Base in South Korea on Friday …

Remains of Civil War soldiers found in pit of severed limbs

Researchers have discovered the remains of two Civil War soldiers buried among a batch of severed limbs on a northern Virginia battlefield.

Body pulled from Coeur d’Alene River near Kingston

A body was pulled from the Coeur d’Alene River near Kingston Saturday night weeks after a fisherman first reported seeing human remains in the river near Enaville.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018

Human remains found during road construction near Kingston, Idaho

Human remains were discovered Thursday morning at a roadway construction site near Kingston, Idaho, authorities said.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018

Toronto police: remains of 6 found in serial killer probe

Police in Toronto have recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, officials said Thursday.

Judge to pick battlefield for court fight over Manson’s body

Charles Manson orchestrated murders in his adopted hometown of Los Angeles, served time in a state prison in Corcoran and died in a hospital in Bakersfield.

Goodwill employee finds box with cremated remains

Police say an employee sorting through items donated to a Goodwill store in Vancouver, Washington, found a wooden box containing cremated remains.

Relatives, others want remains of cult leader Charles Manson

The body of murder mastermind Charles Manson was barely cold when competing bids began for his remains and belongings among relatives and longtime associates.

Remains identified as Idaho woman who went missing in 2015

Authorities confirm partial remains recovered in Jerome County belong to a woman who went missing in 2015.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017

Suicide ruled in death of man whose remains were found near Brooks Road in May

The gunshot to the head that killed a man, whose bones were discovered his past May near Brooks Road in West Spokane County, apparently was self inflicted.

Children find human remains in Coeur d’Alene rock quarry

Two kids exploring a rock quarry behind Central Premix in Coeur d’Alene discovered bones and some clothing last weekend.

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017

Divers find remains of all missing from USS McCain collision

The U.S. Navy says divers have recovered the remains of all 10 sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker collided near Singapore last …

Skeletal remains found in Idaho badger hole are hundreds of years old

Authorities say human bones found protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho are hundreds of years old and not connected to a crime.

LA tunnel diggers find bone of ancient giant sloth

Crews digging a tunnel for a new Los Angeles train line have found the remains of an ancient giant sloth.

Idaho officials identify body found in Salmon River

A north-central coroner has identified the body that was found in the Salmon River over the weekend.

UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017

Skeletal remains in Oregon Trail badger den are from two young people

A fluke discovery of children’s bones protruding from a badger hole in southwestern Idaho has investigators trying to determine if they have discovered a double homicide or the disturbed grave …

Hiker in Washington finds remains of Oregon man who likely fled police pursuit

Authorities say a hiker in Washington has discovered the human remains of a 24-year-old Oregon man in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Sheriff: Child’s remains found north of Mountain Home, Idaho

Authorities say the skeletal remains of a young child have been discovered north of Mountain Home.

Ceremony to inter veterans’ remains

Paul Fuchs has a soft spot in his heart for veterans, especially those like his father who served in the Korean War. So when he heard the ashes of a …

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The Missing in America Project ceremony to inter the unclaimed remains of more than 50 Washington veterans is at 3 p.m. Friday at the state Veterans Cemetery, 21702 Espanola Road, …

Vietnam War MIA remains returning to Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The remains of an Air Force pilot who died in the Vietnam War are being returned to Walla Walla for burial.