Ocala police find skeletal remains in wooded area

Police have not identified who they belong to

Ocala police discover skeletal remains in a wooded area. (Ocala Police Department Facebook)
Ocala police discover skeletal remains in a wooded area. (Ocala Police Department Facebook) (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

OCALA, Fla. – Ocala police are investigating after skeletal remains were discovered Wednesday afternoon.

Police said the remains were found in the woods near the intersection of the 3400 block N. Pine Ave. and Northwest Gainesville Road in north Ocala.

The Ocala Police Department said its major crimes unit, K9 and forensics specialists are scoping out the scene as they wait on a medical examiner to arrive. Officers are also utilizing the department’s drone to get an aerial view.

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⚠️ Skeletal Remains have been found in a wooded area in north Ocala. Major Crimes Detectives, K9, and Forensics are on...

Posted by Ocala Police Department on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Officers did not offer any other details.

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