Human remains discovered in Richmond

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Human remains have been found in Richmond. The discovery came late this afternoon, and investigators are still on the scene.

This is happening at 5th and Cypress Streets at the southern tip of Highland Park near the interstate.

Neighbors say 2 men and a woman were looking for scrap metal in the woods when they came across the bones. Those 3 people called police. That's when the investigation began.

The woods are very dense. Investigator and forensic teams are going over the area. The Medical Examiners office will take these bones to determine who these bones may belong to and why they were here.

Police say it may take some time to determine who these bones belong to.

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