The Banks County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are searching a wooded area near the intersection of Highway 441 North and I-85 in Banks County following a report that skeletal remains had been located in the area.
The remains were discovered during the evening of February 24. Banks County secured the scene throughout the night.
GBI agents and the Banks County Sheriff’s Office investigators began an extensive search Tuesday morning which revealed additional remains and artifacts. The remains were examined by an anthropologist with the University of Georgia and were determined to be human.
More details will be released as they become available.