Mushroom hunter finds skeletal remains in Morgan County

MORGAN CO., OH (WCMH) — The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man says he found skeletal remains while searching for mushrooms.

According to a press release, the man called authorities after finding the remains at the AEP ReCreation Area near Maple Grove Campsite G.

Sheriff Douglas McGrath and deputies confirmed the remains were human.

The remains will be sent to the Licking County Coroner’s Office for an autopsy and possible identification.

AEP’s site lists the campground address as 7580 St. Rt. 284 McConnelsville, Ohio 43756. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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