Skeletal remains found in Tuscaloosa just off of Joe Mallisham Parkway

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The skeletal remains have been recovered and the area where the remains were found has been turned back over to the property owner, according to a release from the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office.

The remains have been turned over to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for autopsy and identification purposes.

According to investigators, the remains appear to be that of a male in his mid 20’s to late 30’s.

ORIGINAL: The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report Saturday of human skeletal remains, in an area just off of Joe Mallisham Parkway. The remains were located by hunters.

Homicide Investigators are on the scene. The identity and cause of death are unknown at this time.

CBS 42 will update you when more information becomes available.

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