Human remains identified as Japanese internment camp refugee
SIERRA NEVADA (KUSI) – Skeletal remains found by two San Diego hikers have been identified as a man who left a Japanese internment camp during World War II.
The skeleton was found in October in Inyo Countys Sierra Nevada.
Inyo County Sherrif’s Department confirmed the bones belonged to a Japanese artist named Giichi Matsumura.
Matsumura was among the hundreds of thousands of Japanese-Americans who were sent to internment camps during WWII.