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Police Trying to ID Remains Found in Luzerne County

PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police say human remains were discovered off Pittston Township Boulevard in Luzerne County on Monday. Pittston Township police an...

PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Police say human remains were discovered off Pittston Township Boulevard in Luzerne County on Monday.

Pittston Township police and state police were called to a wooded area near the Pittston Bypass around 2 p.m. Monday. They found human remains somewhere behind the former Kmart building.

Investigators say those remains had likely been there for a while. Officials have not confirmed who the victim is or how they died.

The remains were deteriorating and the death didn't appear to be recent, police say.