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Autopsy Report for Buried Body Case

PAGE, AZ (March 20, 2016): The Coconino County Office of the Medical Examiner released the autopsy report to the Page Police Department reference the buried body recovered in Page, AZ.

The report revealed the remains were that of an elderly Caucasian male who had been buried for at least several years. Based on the autopsy findings and investigative history available to the Medical Examiner, it is their opinion that the unidentified skeletonized and partially mummified remains died as a result of undetermined causes. The manner of death is classified as undetermined. The Medical Examiner reserves the right to modify the opinions if further information is provided in the future. The investigation remains active with the Page Police Department and future releases will be disseminated as they become available. 

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Media Release#: 16-09