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Human remains found in Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough: Police

Police are continuing to examine the human remains, which were discovered on Friday. TVA

Human bones were discovered in the Sud-Ouest borough of Montreal on Friday evening, according to police.

Officers received a 911 call at 8:30 p.m. with a report that someone spotted a human skeleton in a wooded area near some train tracks. The area was located near Bridge and des Irlandais streets in a place where the homeless often stay, according to police spokesperson Julien Lévesque.

The scene was closed off for investigators but has since reopened. The remains are being examined by a pathologist.

Police have yet to determine the circumstances around the death, said Lévesque.

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