Human skeletal remains were discovered Saturday morning in north suburban Libertyville, police said.
The finding was reported to Libertyville police about 8:15 a.m. Officers responded to the 1800 block of Hollister Drive and “confirmed the remains were human,” authorities said.
A Lake County sheriff’s office K9 unit led officers to additional skeletal remains found in a nearby wooded area, police said. The area is adjacent to the Des Plaines River.
Libertyville police and the Lake County coroner’s office are conducting a death investigation.
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