HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police have confirmed that possible human bones have been found near a rec center in Hanover.
The bones were found next to clothing, near the Atlee Recreation Association pool, at the intersection of Honey Meadows Road and Atlee Station Road.
According to police, people were picking up trash in the area when they found the bones.
Lt. James Cooper of the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the bones had been determined as human by the Medical Examiner’s Office on Saturday.
Cooper also said that the Sheriff’s Office has a probable ID for the bones, however, additional investigation and laboratory analysis are still required before it can be confirmed.
A police investigation is ongoing.