Skull, bones found in suitcase along I-75 in Butts County

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The Butts County Sheriff’s Office said human remains have been found in a suitcase along Interstate 75 Thursday afternoon.

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The remains were found at Mile Marker 203 near Harkness and Colwell roads around 1:45 p.m. Butts County deputies said a skull along with several bones were found inside the suitcase.

Deputies said a man discovered the suitcase just off the interstate in the woods as the motorist was searching for a lost item. Investigators believe the suitcase had been there for some time and was not left there recently.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation was asked to assist in the investigation.

Anyone with information the suitcase is asked to call the Butt’s County Sheriff’s Office at 770-775-8232 or the GBI office in Milledgeville at 478-445-4173.