Remains In Desert Are Members Of Missing San Diego Family
San Bernardino, California (CNN) The San Bernardino County Sheriff has new details on a family missing since 2010.
Authorities say a motorcyclist found skeletal remains on Monday in an area not far from Interstate 15 near Victorville, California.
According to CNN affiliates, at least two of the bodies belong to members of a Fallbrook, California, family who vanished from their home under mystifying circumstances.
“Through the use of dental records, we have been able to identify the adult victims as Summer and Joseph McStay. We believe the other two sets of remains are that of the boys - their sons,” said John McMahon, the San Bernardino County Sheriff.
Investigators say the McStays vanished in February after apparently leaving their home in a rush.
The family's dogs were left without food and water.
Investigators later found the family SUV abandoned in San Ysidro, California, not far from a border crossing into Mexico.
Investigators said surveillance video of the crossing may show the family walking into Mexico, but from there the trail goes cold.