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December 10, 2011 at 2:22 PM

Human remains found beneath Ship Canal bridge

There is not points to locate on the mapSeattle police were investigating the discovery of human remains on Saturday underneath the Ship Canal bridge.

Homicide detectives and the King County Medical Examiner’s officer responded to the discovery of the remains around 10 a.m., Seattle police said.

Detectives were still at the scene in the 3100 block of Fairview Avenue around 2 p.m. The wooded area was cordoned off with police tape.

KING-TV reported that the group, Heroes for the Homeless, was in the area this morning when members found what appeared to be a human foot and flesh, wrapped in plastic bags. Other bags were found nearby, police told KING.

We’ll update with more details as soon as they are available.

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