SACRAMENTO, CA - The Sacramento County coroner released the identity of human remains found buried in a Rio Linda field last week.
The person was 69-year-old Larry Edward Lillard, a resident of Wheatland.
Sacramento County sheriff's detectives were tipped off to the possibility someone had been buried on the 7500 block of 34th Street in Rio Linda on Aug. 26, according to sheriff's Sgt. Jason Ramos. Detectives investigated and found the information to be true. The remains were excavated the following day.
Detectives also made an arrest in connection to the discovery. William Olsen, 47, was arrested on a charge of murder.
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The coroner did not release how Lillard died or how long he had been deceased.