KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are investigating after human skeletal remains were found in a wooded area in the heart of Kansas City.
The remains were found by a woman Tuesday afternoon near West 34th Street and Roanoke Road, the Kansas City Star reported. Homicide police and the medical examiner’s office quickly determined the bones were human.
A death investigation has been launched, police said, and the medical examiner will try to determine how the person died.
Police did not give any indication as to the identity or gender of the remains, but said there was no immediate sign of foul play at the scene.