May 21, 2019 6:29 pm

Hamilton police investigating human remains found near Lake Ontario shoreline

Hamilton police are investigating after a man found a human bone near the Lake Ontario shoreline.

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Hamilton police say human remains have been found near Cherry Beach Road.

Police say a man was walking along the Lake Ontario shoreline on Monday when he found what he believed to be a femur bone and brought it to the East End station.

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A test confirmed that the bone is human.

Hamilton police say they are currently conducting a search along the shoreline for additional remains, and the case has been turned over to the coroner’s office.

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Police are asking any residents who come across a bone deemed to be suspicious not to remove it from the area but call police instead at 905-546-4925.

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