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Jogger finds skeletal remains in Manorville, NY, police say

Police investigating after a body was found in Manorville Hills County Park on Thursday, March 22, 2012
Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880/CBS New York
(CBS/AP) MANORVILLE, N.Y. - Long Island police are investigating after a body was found in a wooded area in Manorville Wednesday, near where separate human skeletal remains were discovered last month.

Suffolk County Police say a jogger came across the body in the woods at Manorville Hills Country Park on Wednesday. Homicide detectives combed the scene Wednesday night trying to find any evidence that may help them identify the person, CBS New York reports.

The gender or cause of death has not been determined and police did not say what condition the body was in.

On Feb. 17, police said a man walking his dog discovered skeletal remains in the Manorville area, which has been used as a dumping ground before.

In 2000 and 2003, the remains of two men were found in the same wooded area in Manorville. Two other dismembered bodies were later found in Manorville, and the heads of those torsos plus eight other corpses were later discovered miles away along a stretch of Long Island beach highway.


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