Human remains found in woods near Elsmere home, police say
ELSMERE, Ky. (WXIX) - Kenton County police and the crime scene investigation unit were called to a wooded area in Elsmere Saturday after receiving a tip that human remains were found, according to Col. Michael Jones with the Kenton County Police Department.
Jones says officers went to the backyard of a home at Palace Avenue and Spring Street where they found the remains.
There was no evidence linking the home to the deceased and the homeowner fully cooperated with the police, Jones said.
Jones says that remains will be taken to Frankfort for an autopsy by the Kentucky State Medical Examiner’s Office.
The cause of death is unknown at this time.
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