Human remains have reportedly been found in the Yucca Valley, in southern Californian, amid the search for missing 30-year-old woman Lauren Cho.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, which is assisting the Morongo Basin Sheriff’s Department in the search, said on Saturday that it discovered human remains.
Ms Cho was reported missing on 28 June and has recently received more attention after the high profile disappearance of Gabby Petitio, who was found dead in Wyoming last month.
The remains, which were found in the open desert of Yucca Valley, were transported to the San Bernardino County Coroner’s Division.
Police said on Facebook that the identification process could take weeks, and that no further information will be released until the identity of the remains are confirmed.
Ms Cho was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt and jean shorts when she went missing from a residence in southern California, nearby the Yucca Valley. She was thought to have been travelling through the state.
Initial search efforts failed to locate her, with planes and police dogs taking part in aerial and ground searches in July.
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