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APD investigates discovery of human remains

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Austin police are investigating the discovery of human remains in a wooded area near Sprinkle Cut Off and Samsung Blvd.

Police say the remains were found Thursday, May 9 around 1:20 p.m. by City of Austin employees servicing electric power lines in the area.

The remains were positively identified as being human. They were collected and are currently being examined by the Travis County Medical Examiner's Office. The Travis County ME's office says a preliminary examination indicates the remains are that of an adult male.

Cause of death is undetermined at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Homicide tip line at 512-477-3588 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS.

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