OVERLEA, Md. (WJZ)— A Baltimore County worker found human skeletal remains in a wooded area next to Overlea High School just before 1:30 p.m. Monday.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit responded to the location to begin an investigation.

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The remains were sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for examination.

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At this time, no further information is known about the remains or why they might have been near the school.

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Anyone with information is asked to call Baltimore County Police at 410-307-2020.