Human remains found in area of I-70, state Route 72 in Clark County

Skeletal remains were found in a duffel bag.

An anonymous tip led to the discovery Friday morning of human remains, which are under joint investigation by Springfield police and the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

A call made around 11:30 a.m. to the Springfield Police Division reported skeletal remains found inside a duffle bag in the area of Interstate 70 and state Route 72, according to the sheriff’s office.

Police officers, deputies and detectives from both agencies responded.

The remains preliminarily have been confirmed as human by the Clark County Coroner’s Office and have been taken to the Miami Valley Crime Lab, deputies said.

There is no identifying information available, nor a cause, time, nor manner of death.

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