(STMW) — Police are investigating after human skeletal remains were discovered in the backyard of a South Shore neighborhood home Wednesday afternoon.
A homeowner discovered the skeletal remains, which appear to those of an adult, in their backyard in the 7100 block of South Constance about 3:30 p.m., according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Katrina Pierce Charged With Using Names Of Homicide Victims To Collect Tax Refunds And Stimulus Checks, And She Has Gone To Prison Before For Similar Schemes
An examination Thursday confirmed the bones are human, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Thursday was inconclusive, pending further studies.READ MORE: Munster, Indiana Couple Robbed In Distraction Burglary
Area South detectives are conducting a death investigation.
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