(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: Jussie Smollett Returns To Witness Stand, Again Denies Hiring Osundairo Brothers To Stage Attack; 'There Was No Hoax'
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: 2 Tigers At Pittsburgh Zoo Test Positive For COVID-19
Area South detectives are conducting a death investigation.
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