July 17, 2017 3:47 pm
Updated: July 18, 2017 5:28 pm

Human remains discovered at construction site in Okotoks: RCMP

WATCH ABOVE: Human remains were found near Okotoks on a construction site Monday morning. Police are still investigating and neighbours are left shocked. Gil Tucker reports.

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RCMP are investigating after human remains were found at a construction site in Okotoks, Alta. on Monday.

Investigators wouldn’t immediately identify the exact location where the remains were found. Global News has learned it is a construction site northwest of the intersection at Northridge Drive and Milligan Drive, alongside Highway 2A on the north side of Okotoks.

RCMP are investigating following the discovery of human remains at a construction site in Okotoks, Alta., on July 17, 2017.

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Police continued to search the scene Tuesday, saying the area would be held by police pending autopsy results.

RCMP are investigating following the discovery of human remains at a construction site in Okotoks, Alta., on July 17, 2017.

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Mounties said the remains were uncovered at around 7:30 a.m.

“No further information regarding the investigation or the identity of the remains is available at this time,” Cpl. Curtis Peters said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Okotoks RCMP at 403-995-6400, or contact Crime Stoppers.

With files from Global’s Erika Tucker

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