Human Remains Found in Wooded Area in New Jersey

A construction worker stumbled upon the skeletal remains

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013  |  Updated 8:54 AM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Human Remains Found in New Jersey

The scene in Roxbury, N.J., where human remains were found.

Human remains have been found in a wooded area in Roxbury, N.J., authorities said Wednesday. 

A construction worker stumbled upon the skeletal remains, which police say have been in the woods for some time. The age and sex of the person aren't yet known. 

The remains were discovered near Route 46, according to Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief James Simonetti. 

Investigators set up a tent and worked at the scene late into the night. They plan to test the soil as part of their forensic work.

Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytimeiPhone/iPad App | Twitter | Facebook | Email Newsletters Send Us News Tips | Google+ | Instagram | RSS

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
21st Century Solutions
The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out