Human remains found near airport

A billlboard crew found the decomposed remains of a human about 11 a.m. Wednesday off South DuPont Highway.
A billlboard crew found the decomposed remains of a human about 11 a.m. Wednesday off South DuPont Highway.

Authorities in Delaware say a billboard crew found skeletal remains in marshland near New Castle Airport in Delaware on Wednesday.

The crew found the decomposed remains of a human about 11 a.m. off South DuPont Highway, NBC10 reports.

Investigators were unable to determine the age or sex of the body, which was partially clothed and about 20 feet down an embankment. The body was turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.



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