ELKTON, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland State Police are investigating after what may be human remains were found in Elkton.

According to police, the remains were found around noon on Sunday in a wooded area next to Red Hill Road in Elkton.

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State police forensic technicians and investigators collected evidence from the heavily wooded area.

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The remains were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy.

It is not know how long the remains were in the woods.

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