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Mushroom picker discovers possible human skull in Yamhill Co.

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Possible human skull discovered near McGuire Reservoir. (Photo: Yamhill County Sheriff's Office) Possible human skull discovered near McGuire Reservoir. (Photo: Yamhill County Sheriff's Office)
MCMINNVILLE, OR (KPTV) -

A mushroom picker discovered what appears to be a partial human skull near McGuire Reservoir in Yamhill County.

The discovery was made Saturday.

The person reported the location to the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. The Special Investigations Unit, with the assistance of Yamhill County Search and Rescue, responded to the scene in the woods about two miles west of the reservoir.

Deputies said the skull appears to be very old and is incomplete. Positive human identification is pending from the state medical examiner's office.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Kevin Gardner at 503-434-7506 or gardnerk@co.yamhill.or.us.

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