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Baltimore Homicide Detectives Investigating Human Remains Found In Trash Bag

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- Homicide detectives are investigating after decomposing human remains were found inside a trash bag in East Baltimore, authorities said Friday.

The grisly discovery was made Tuesday afternoon. Patrol officers called to the 800 block of Showell Court about 3:40 p.m. found the bag containing the human remains in a nearby yard, Baltimore Police said.

The remains were taken to the medical examiner's office for an autopsy, which determined the manner of death was homicide.

No details about a possible suspect or motive were immediately released.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call homicide detectives at 410-396-2100 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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