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8 Bones Found in Ravine Could Belong to Mitrice Richardson

Mitrice Richardson
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department personnel and officials from the coroner's office found eight small bones in a ravine in Malibu Canyon this weekend, and it is possible they are further remains of Mitrice Richardson, according to Malibu Patch. Richardson went missing in September 2009 after she was released from the Malibu Sheriff's station; she had been detained after not paying a restaurant bill.Sunday's search "was conducted with the hope of finding more evidence that would point to what happened to Richardson the night she went missing," says CBS2. The eight bones were found near where the 24-year-old student's remains had been initially located in August 2010, 11 months after she disappeared.

A Sheriff's spokesperson said the "bones appear to be from fingers, a wrist, the neck and ribs." Over 90 percent of Richardson's remains have now been located, however investigators are still unsure how she came to be in the ravine, and how she died.