Human remains found in desert in northwestern Arizona

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

Authorities are trying to determine the identity and cause of death of a person whose remains were found in the desert in a remote area of northwestern Arizona.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says the remains were found Thursday near a county road approximately 45 miles (72.4 kilometers) south of St. George, Utah.

The Sheriff's Office says the remains include the lower half of a human jaw and long bones.

The county Medical Examiner's Office will examine the remains.

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