Possible Human Remains Found in Jefferson City

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JEFFERSON CITY - Jefferson City police are investigating possible human remains found by a property owner in the area of Schumate Chapel in northwest Jefferson City.

Police say they received a call from a Jefferson City resident walking in the area just before 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Responding officers found what they say appears to be human remains along the treeline of a property on the street.

Police determined that the area was too difficult to process before sunset, and secured the scene until Wednesday morning.

The sex and age of the remains could not be determined at the time, police said.

More information will be available as this story progresses Wednesdsay.