Skeletal remains found in Johnstown

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JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — According to Coroner Jeffrey Lees, skeletal remains were found on a hillside off of Roosevelt Blvd. in Johnstown at approx. 4:40pm Sunday afternoon. 

Lees said an individual was using a metal detector in the area when they came across the remains and called 911.

A forensic anthropologist has been called to the scene. The Johnstown Police Dept. is assisting with the investigation. Lee said they’re in the early stages of the investigation. 

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