Today: Apr 01 , 2020

Human Remains Found Near Skull Valley

Human remains have been found north of Skull Valley, off Ferguson Valley Road.

crimescenetapeOn March 9, 2009, at approximately 10 A.M., Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of found human remains north of Skull Valley, about 2 miles west of Iron Springs Road near Ferguson Valley Road. The reporting party told deputies he came across apparent human remains while walking his dog in the area.

Detectives from the Criminal Investigations Section arrived shortly thereafter and began their investigation. After confirming the skeletal remains were in fact human, detectives began gathering evidence at the scene. As of yesterday, March 10th, the remains had been fully recovered and scheduled for examination by a forensic anthropologist. The sex and approximate age have not yet been determined.

The Criminal Investigations Section is encouraging anyone with information about these remains to contact YCSO at 928-771-3260 and ask for Sgt. Luis Huante, or call Yavapai Silent Witness at 1800-932-3232. Remember with Silent Witness, you never have to leave your name.

Citizens can contact the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office with information or questions at

(928) 771-3260 or the YCSO website:


Dwight DEvelyn, YCSO Media Relations Coordinator

Dwight D'Evelyn, YCSO Media Coordinator