Police: Skeleton Found In Brooklyn Park

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO/AP) –- Police are investigating after the skeletal remains of a body were found in a wooded area in Brooklyn Park Friday.

Police said a passer-by found the body and called 911 around 1 p.m. It appears that the body had been in the wooded area for quite some time.

Police and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner and Hennepin County Crime Lab will continue to investigate.

Police expect to release more information next week.

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