Deputies find human remains near Lake Havasu

December 22, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies received a report last Friday of a body found in the desert north of Lake Havasu City.

The reporting party was hiking through the area when he found the body, according to deputies. Accompanying the body were several personal items including a camouflage hooded sweatshirt, camouflage shorts, a blue t-shirt bearing the words, “New York City,” a pair of black size 9.5 tennis shoes, a blue hiking backpack and a bible.

The human remains have not yet been identified, according to deputies. The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office believes the victim to have been a male of five feet, seven inches, with colored tattoos on both forearms. Foul play is not believed to have been a factor in his death. Mohave County residents with information about the deceased are encouraged to contact the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at 928-753-0753, or the Sheriff’s Office’s toll-free number at 1-800-522-4312.

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