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Remains found in Lake Havasu City desert wash identified

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Posted at 10:12 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 13:12:13-04

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) - Human remains found Oct. 5 in a desert wash in Lake Havasu City have been identified as those of a 50-year-old woman.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday the remains were those of Theresa Lynn Murillo and said that she was from Lake Havasu City and had been reported missing in Las Vegas.

The Sheriff's Office said cause of death hasn't been determined but that there no signs of trauma or foul play.

Las Vegas is 122 miles (197 kilometers) north of Lake Havasu City.