Skeleton Found Near Lake View Terrace Had Gunshot Wound To The Skull

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(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

LAKE VIEW TERRACE (CBS) — A skeleton found in Lopez Canyon in an unincorporated area near Lake View Terrace had a gunshot wound to the skull, a sheriff’s lieutenant said Wednesday.

The remains were located on Monday on Lopez Canyon Road, a half-mile north of Bailey Road, about 11:15 a.m., said Lt. Mary Leef.

Detectives also found a handgun nearby, Leef said.

The coroner’s office will determine the cause and manner of death.

The investigation is continuing, Leef said.

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