DAWSON COUNTY - Dawson County authorities are investigating after human remains were found over the weekend.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9 they received a call on last Saturday morning from a local resident stating that he had found what he believed was human remains in western Dawson County.
Officials responded to the scene and did confirm that the remains were human.
Officials say a death investigation is underway and a shallow grave was located at the scene.
It's unknown what the age, sex or race of the remains or the time frame the body was at the scene.
An autopsy has been ordered on the remains.
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