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Human remains discovered by hunter at Pocahontas State Park

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 11:27:13-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield Police are investigating after human remains were discovered at Pocahontas State Park on Wednesday.

Police say they responded to the park for a report that human remains had been found deep in the woods. When officers arrived at the scene, they located the remains of the unidentified person.

Investigators tell CBS 6 that the skeletal remains were found by a hunter looking around for a place to hunt.

The remains were then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

No additional information has been released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.