Skeletal remains found in Waukegan

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- Police in north suburban Waukegan are working to determine whether skeletal remains found in a wooded area Wednesday afternoon are human.

Officers discovered the remains around 4:30 p.m. near 10th Street and South Lewis Avenue. They were tipped off about the remains by a man who found them while walking in the woods.

The Waukegan Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division is handling the investigation.