Human remains found in California may be linked to missing NCSU student

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Investigators found human remains on Thursday while chasing a possible new lead in the disappearance of a North Carolina State student.

Kristen Modafferi went missing nearly 20 years ago when she rented a house for the summer in Oakland, Calif. She was attending U.C. Berkeley at the time of her disappearance in 1997.

KGO reported a cadaver dog detected the scent of human remains at that same home Modafferi once lived in.

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