GILMAN SPRINGS (  — Human remains were found near Gilman Springs Friday about 100 yards off the roadway, according to officials.

Sheriff’s detectives investigated the find as a homicide, a sergeant said Sunday.

Witnesses found the remains off Gilman Springs Road and Jack Rabbit Trail, according to County sheriff’s Sgt. Tyson Voss.

The identity of the person and a cause of death was not revealed. Detectives with the sheriff’s Central Homicide took over the investigation on Saturday.

An autopsy is scheduled, Voss said.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department urges anyone with information about the remains to call detectives at (760) 393-3500 or the sheriff’s Hemet station at (951) 654-2702.

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