AMERICAN FORK — A hiker in American Fork Canyon discovered human remains that authorities say may belong to a lady who went missing final yr.
Jerika Binks, 24, of American Fork, was final seen leaving a residential remedy middle close to 300 North and 1100 East in American Fork about 9 a.m. on Feb. 18. She advised her roommates she was going for a run, based on the Utah County Sheriff’s Office. She hasn’t been seen since.
On Sunday, a person mountaineering within the canyon found the remains and notified the sheriff’s workplace.
Utah County Sheriff’s Office
A climber in American Fork Canyon discovered human remains that authorities say may belong to missing American Fork lady Jerika Binks in on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
“The person stated he hikes commonly in that space however had never before hiked in this specific ravine. The terrain is extraordinarily rugged and steep, and the remains have been situated on the north aspect of the canyon about 850 ft above the ground of the canyon,” in accordance with a press release from the sheriff’s office.
Authorities recovered the skeletal stays Monday morning, stated Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon.
“We consider there is a good probability they belong to Jerica Binks, but we do not have constructive ID yet,” Cannon stated.
Authorities found evidence of an damage however no proof thus far to recommend foul play was involved, based on the statement.
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