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Skeletal corpse discovered about 20 miles northeast of Elko

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By Rachael Giffoni

Law enforcement authorities in northeastern Nevada are investigating a mostly skeletal corpse found beside Interstate 80, about 20 miles northeast of Elko.

The decomposing nude human remains were found by a Nevada highway patrol trooper making an unrelated traffic stop between Elko and Wells.

Elko County Sheriff's Lt. Doug Gailey says the gender, age, and cause of death were not immediately determined.

He said the body appeared to have been dumped by the side of the road.

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