MENDOCINO COUNTY, California – Skeletal remains of a human foot were discovered in a tennis shoe found in the Pacific Ocean, reports CBS San Francisco. The discovery is nearby where adied when their SUV was deliberately driven off a highway 1 cliff, authorities said.
Mendocino County coroner's office said a sheriff's representative was dispatched to the area from the North Highway 1
The jeans were a normal size of 10 girls and the shoe appeared to be a 3.5-inch sized child and / or 5.5-inch female size.
The inspection found that skeletal remains of what appeared to be a human foot were in the shoe and these remains were sent to the California Department of Justice's Forensic Services Richmond DNA lab to see if they were the 16th Hannah Hart belonged.
Hannah remains missing with her 15-year-old brother Devonte after thePolice have said they have found remains of Jennifer Jean Hart, 38; Sarah Margaret Hart, 38; Markis Hart, 19; Jeremiah Hart, 14; Abigail Hart, 14, and Ciera Hart, 12.
The tennis shoe was discovered about 1 mile north of the crash site, and the searchers returned Thursday to see if they could find any further evidence of disappearance
have shown that Jennifer Hart, who drove the SUV, had a .102 BAC (blood alcohol content), while Sarah Hart and two of the children found a positive blood test for diphenhydramine, an active ingredient in Benadryl
The crash came when child safety personnel in Washington State attempted to visit the family after a neighbor reported he had reported a
Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman has described the crash as "a crime ". The vehicle appears to have left a highway for a nasty exit, and then accelerated for about 70 feet on that exit until it went off the cliff, authorities said, citing data from the vehicle's software and airbag module.
No skid marks
"I am at the point when I no longer call that an accident," Allman said back then.
There were no witnesses to help inform the police. The SUV was discovered by a passerby, who saw the shredded wreck at the foot of the cliff.
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