DNA Test Results Confirms Identity of Paige Birgfeld

Mar 28th @ 3:57 pm in News by Scott Staley

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A DNA test result confirmed what authorities suspected three weeks ago that the remains found on March 6th in Delta County were that of Paige Birgfield.  One of her teeth that was found was compared to a DNA profile of Birgfeld taken from her toothbrush in 2007.  The remains of the mother of three children were discovered March 6 by a group of hikers in Wells Gulch a mile east of U.S. Highway 50.  Investigators have theorized that her body was buried there and over time was exposed to the elements….