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Human bones found in wooded area of Brockton

November 5, 2013

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say the bones found in a wooded area of Brockton have been confirmed as human.

Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz and Brockton Police Chief Emanuel Gomes said in a joint statement Tuesday that the bones were found late Monday morning by a resident out walking a dog.

Further examination of the bones is planned to determine the identity of the person as well as a cause and manner of death.

No additional information was immediately released, including how long the bones had been in the woods.

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