Original post (September 15 9:53 p.m.):
Police are investigating after skeletal remains were found in Essex.
Just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday police were called to the area of Route 702 and Eastern Boulevard in Essex precinct when a pedestrian discovered the decomposed skeletal remains of a human in a nearby wooded area.
Homicide detectives responded to the scene for further investigation. The remains will be taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for identification purposes and to determine the cause and manner of death.
This incident will remain under investigation by the Baltimore County Homicide Unit.