Hikers discover remains that may be human

A group of hikers made a grisly discovery Saturday.

According to the sheriff's office, the remains the hikers found appear to be human.

They were found in far East El Paso, in a desert landscape, officials said.

Deputies told ABC-7 the remains were found 5 miles into the desert near the location of Fabens Road and Indian Trail Drive.

The sheriff's office is currently investigating the findings.

Deputies said the remains belong to one individual.

ABC-7 is tracking the story for updates as they become available.

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