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Berkeley County authorities said they are working to identify human skeletal remains found Monday near Ridgeville.

Hunters discovered the remains around 4 p.m. in the rural area of Autonomous Drive, said Carli Drayton, spokeswoman for the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office. 

No additional information was available Tuesday.

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Michael Majchrowicz is a reporter covering crime and public safety. He previously wrote about courts for the Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, Massachusetts. A Hoosier native, he graduated from Indiana University with a degree in journalism.