Human skeletal remains found in Hammond: police

A man walking his dog came across the remains near a wooded path, police said.

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Human skeletal remains were found March 10, 2020, near a wooded path off of Marble Street near State Line Avenue in Hammond, Indiana.

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Human skeletal remains were found Tuesday in Hammond, Indiana.

About 5:15 p.m. officers received a call from a man saying he was walking his dog and came across the remains near a wooded path off of Marble Street near State Line Avenue, according to Hammond police.

A death investigation into the identity of the person and the cause of death is ongoing, police said.

The age of the person remains unknown, police said.

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