(WJBK) - Authorities in Michigan are asking for the public's help identifying human remains found in northern Michigan 23 years ago.
The remains were found in October 1994 by a bow hunter in a wooded area off Bamfield Road, between Curtisville and Alcona Dam, in Alcona County.
Michigan State University anthropologists have determined the remains are that of a female 30-50 years old and approximately 4' 7" to 5' 6" tall. The woman was likely of European ancestry, but authorities say no population group should be excluded.
Evidence of a fracture to the skull indicates she may have experienced some type of trauma at or around the time of her death. The remains may have been in the wooded area for up to four years before being discovered.
Forensic artists have put together several renderings in hopes they prompt tips from the public.
The case has been posted on the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) database.
If you believe you have information on this case, you're asked to call the Alcona County Sheriff's Department at 989-724-6271. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP where you will remain anonymous.