Human remains found in Yonkers

September 5, 2012 2:11:18 PM PDT
The Westchester County District Attorney says remains found in a wooded area off the Sprain Brook Parkway are human.

Police in Yonkers got a 911 call around 5:00 p.m. Tuesday about a suspicious garbage bag at the intersection of Rossmore Avenue and Illinois Avenue.

Retired NYPD sergeant John Doyle said he called police after a woman walking her dog told him she'd seen the bag near his property.

The remains were turned over to the Westchester County medical examiner's office. An autopsy would be conducted to try to determine the sex of the person and how they died.

Investigators are also trying to determine when and how the remains ended up where they did.

Anyone with information can contact the Detective Division at 914-377-7724.

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