The Lubbock Police Department has opened an investigation into skeletal remains found in North Lubbock back on March 8th, 2021.

According to investigators with the Lubbock Police Department, the skeletal remains were first reported at a remote spot in the 300 block of North Avenue Q near Cesar E. Chavez Drive and Comancheria Lake, which flows into Llano Estacado Lake in North Lubbock.

A police report states that someone came upon the skeletal remains while walking their dog. Photos of the scene taken by KAMC News show the area taped off.

Photo: KAMC News

At the time of discovery, it was unclear if the remains were human or animal, but LPD has just released new information confirming that the partial skeletal remains are indeed human.

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In a press release on Thursday, March 25th, LPD confirmed the remains were found in the 1600 block of Cesar E Chavez Drive, but the identity remains a mystery. Even more mysterious, police say the skeleton was wearing a large gold-colored ring, the significance of which has not been made clear yet.

Investigators also detail that the skeleton is male and could be a person between 15 and 30 years of age, possibly white or Hispanic in ethnicity. In an effort to try and identify the remains, the Lubbock Police Department is asking for the public's help.

If you have any information on who the skeletal remains might belong to, contact Investigator George Madrigal at 806-300-6685 or call the Crime Line at 806-741-1000. Callers can remain anonymous.

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