KELSO, Wash. – Cadaver dogs looking for a man missing since 2010 came upon a human skull in the woods near Kelso Saturday.
Cowlitz County detectives said Sam Stefonek was last seen in the area in August of 2010.
A coroner was working to positively identify the remains.
Investigators said Stefonek’s phone was found in the area after he disappeared. Some clothing that may have belonged to him was also found nearby.
The woods have been searched five times by more than six different search and rescue teams.
Anyone who has any information on the case was asked to call Detective Todd McDaniel at 360 577-3092.