UPTON (CBS) — Authorities are investigating after human skeletal remains were found in the woods Saturday afternoon in Upton.
Police say they received a call from a local hunter who came across the remains in a wooded section off Mendon Street. The area had been taped off while officers investigated.READ MORE: NASA Discovers First Possible Planet Outside Milky Way Galaxy
The case is being investigated as an unattended death, police said.READ MORE: Nor'easter To Bring Heavy Rain, High Winds, Possible Flooding And Power Outages
Upton and State Police, the Worcester District Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are working on the case. The district attorney’s office declined to elaborate on the case on Saturday night.MORE NEWS: 2 Massachusetts Schools At Top Of Best Universities In The World List
No additional information was immediately available.