BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Anne Arundel County police have determined that human remains found Wednesday are of a Caucasian or Asian woman.

In a press release Friday, detectives say the human remains found in the area of Holly and Chesapeake Drives in Shady Side are of a white or Asian female who was in her 20’s or 30’s and is about 5-feet-3 inches tall.

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Investigators believe the remains are of a woman who went missing within the last year.

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Police are still working to identify the cause of death.

Police are urging anyone with information to call the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

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