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Human Remains Found

- Update - Human Remains Found -

Forensic Anthropologist Visit Completed - OPP Investigation Complete

Goderich, ON - Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), with assistance from the Office of the Chief Coroner and a Forensic Anthropologist, has completed its investigation into the discovery of found human remains located on St. George's Crescent in Goderich.

The investigation has revealed the remains are historical in nature, possibly from the 1800's.

The Huron County OPP Crime Unit released the investigation scene last night around 5:00 p.m.; this now concludes the OPP's involvement in this investigation.

- Update - Human Remains Found - Ends -

Goderich, ON - The construction of a backyard patio has been put on hold for a Goderich homeowner following the discovery of human remains.

At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a property located on St. George's Crescent in Goderich after learning a construction crew had located human remains.

Investigators have since learned a portion of the backyard had been excavated in Ja nuary of this year to get the jobsite ready for spring construction. The construction crew returned yesterday to commence building the patio when they discovered a partial human skull in the excavated soil.

Members from the Huron County Crime Unit, OPP Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and a Forensic Anthropologist from the Office of the Chief Coroner currently remain on scene.

Investigators are in the early stages of this investigation. The remains have been confirmed as human; however, no further information is available at this time.

Should further information become available police will provide an updated media release.

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