A search for more body parts Sunday afternoon on the Nisqually Indian Reservation — a search that was triggered Saturday after a dog found the lower portion of a human leg with foot — turned up a human rib cage, pelvis, parts of a skull, a jawbone with teeth, and tissue-type matter, a Thurston County sheriff’s sergeant said.
The mostly skeletal remains of a rib cage and pelvis were found by a dog team about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, followed by the other human remains later in the day.
All of it was then turned over to the Thurston County Coroner’s Office, said sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Ray Brady.
The search took place around the 13600 block of Peter Kalama Drive.
Age, race and gender still need to be determined, Brady said. The Sheriff’s Office will match that information to any missing persons or runaways, he said. Brady said anyone with information is asked to call Thurston County dispatch at 360-704-2740 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.