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Investigation underway after police discover human remains near Asheville elementary school

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Possible human remains found in Asheville (FOX Carolina/ 12/3/18) Possible human remains found in Asheville (FOX Carolina/ 12/3/18)
Possible human remains found in Asheville (FOX Carolina/ 12/3/18) Possible human remains found in Asheville (FOX Carolina/ 12/3/18)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Police said an investigation is underway after human remains were found near an elementary school in Asheville on Saturday.

According to officials with Asheville Police Department, emergency personnel responded to a call for possible human remains discovered down an embankment near Hill Street and Isaac Dickson Elementary. 

Asheville police, Criminal Investigation Department and forensics were called to the scene.

On Monday, police said the remains had been identified as a male and that investigation would continue in the area where the body was found if the weather allowed.

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