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Police: Human remains found in Northside ravine

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Posted at 2:02 PM, Dec 15, 2011
and last updated 2011-12-15 14:02:19-05

RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) - Richmond Police detectives are searching a ravine in the city's Northside after human remains were found in the woods.

Neighbors in the 2200 block of 5th Avenue said two people searching for scrap metal came across the skeletal remains around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

As a result, several detectives, the forensics team and medical examiner are now on the scene.

Additionally, a plane is taking aerial photograps.

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