TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say human skeletal remains have been found in Tucson near Interstate 10.
Pima County Sheriff's officials say a state Department of Corrections work crew discovered the adult remains in a shallow grave Tuesday afternoon.
The prison crew was working in the desert near a landfill in the area of I-10 and Craycroft Road.
DOC officials called the sheriff's department to respond to the scene.
Sheriff's detectives say they are investigating the discovery.
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