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Allen County authorities investigating skeleton remains found near Woodburn

The Allen County Coroner’s Office received a report that human remains were discovered in a wooded area in Northeast Allen County Sunday afternoon.

Posted: Oct 21, 2019 11:48 AM
Updated: Oct 23, 2019 10:41 AM

WOODBURN, Ind. (WFFT) — The Allen County Coroner’s Office received a report that human remains were discovered in a wooded area in Northeast Allen County Sunday afternoon.

The coroner says remains are skeletonized and will be recovered with additional the help from the Allen County Sheriff’s Department and the University of Indianapolis Anthropology Department.

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The remains were reportedly found by persons walking in the wooded area of the 19900 block of Diehrman Rd. near Woodburn.

At this time the coroner says there is no speculation as to the identity of the remains, or how long they have been in this location, or cause and manner of death.

Any additional information will be provided after the collection and examination of the remains.

Deputies from the Allen County Sheriff's Department remained at the scene, until the collection process was complete.

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