Niagara Gazette

Archive

December 4, 2013

Please Click Here

Niagara Gazette — LOCKPORT

Human remains being investigated

The investigation continued Tuesday after a walk in the woods led to a grim discovery on Saturday after a local resident found human remains in the Town of Lockport.

A local resident told police he was walking in a wooded area when he came across what he believed to be human bones. State Police Uniform and members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the area and confirmed the remains to be human.

Troopers and investigators from the Forensic Identification Unit are working with the Niagara County coroner and local police agencies to try and identify the remains.

The remains are believed to be that of a male, over 50 years of age and may have been in the area for about three years.

State Police and the Niagara County coroner do not suspect foul play at this time. State Police are asking that anyone with information about missing persons matching the description to please contact them at 434-5589. 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Opinion
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page