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Death investigation underway after skeletal remains found in northwest Indiana

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Posted at 8:54 AM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 09:10:41-04

HAMMOND, IN — A death investigation is underway in a northwest Indiana city after human skeletal remains were found on Tuesday evening.

Hammond Police Department officers were called to Marble Street, near State Line Avenue, where a man was walking his dog and came upon skeletal remains near a wooded path.

Officers were able to identify the remains as human.

The identity and cause of death is an on-going investigation. The exact age of the remains is also yet to be determined.