Human remains found Monday near the base of Thunder Mountain are those of a missing Juneau woman.
A cause of death has not been determined. The examiner’s preliminary results don’t suggest foul play.
A duck hunter found the remains at a campsite near the base of the mountain. According to Juneau Police Lt. David Campbell, police recovered parts of a skull and lower jaw.
Heuscher’s family has been notified.
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