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Police release sketch of girl whose remains were found in Lincoln County

Oregon State Police said the remains of a girl between 6 and 10 years old were found in rural Lincoln County on Dec. 10.

OTIS, Ore. — Oregon State Police detectives are asking for help identifying the remains of a girl found in rural Lincoln County in December.

Detectives said the remains were found on Dec. 10 in the H.B. Van Duzer Forest State Scenic Corridor off of Highway 18, near Otis.

The Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office estimated the girl was between 6.5 and 10 years old. She was approximately 4-foot-2, and had long, dark hair. Her race or ethnic origin was not yet determined.

Investigators said she had likely been dead for at least 30 days before her remains were found. Information on the manner of death was not released.

On Jan. 4, 2021, police released a sketch of the child.

Credit: Oregon State Police
A sketch of the child whose remains were found in Lincoln County on Dec. 10.

Anyone with information that might help investigators identify the girl is asked to call 800-442-0776 or dial *OSP (*677) to reach Oregon State Police.