GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — Police now believe a decomposing body found in the Woods Edge community Monday morning is a woman- and her remains may have been found in two separate places.

A postmortem examination is being conducted Tuesday to determine the identity of the woman along with a cause and manner of death.

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Police said they believe the body has been in the area for several weeks, and added that human remains were also found on Tuesday in the 400 block of Glen Mar Road- about a mile away from the first discovery.

The cause of death has not been determined for those remains at this time.

Decomposing Body Found In Anne Arundel County

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Around 11:13 a.m. Monday morning, police received about a body found at Elvaton Road and Tall Pine Court.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department is working with neighboring jurisdictions in an attempt to positively identify the remains.

This is a very fluid and active investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.

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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.