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Detectives, crime scene technicians investigating discovery of bones in Fort Pierce

Linesman digging in area made the discovery on Wednesday, police say
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Posted at 12:50 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-05 13:26:43-04

FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Crime scene investigators are on scene after bones were discovered in Fort Pierce on Wednesday.

According to police, a linesman digging in the 600 block of Avenue G unearthed a bone and notified the Fort Pierce Police Department.

Detectives and crime scene technicians responded to the scene, and several more bones were dug up.

It's unclear if the bones are from a human or animal.

The area is still being searched by authorities, and no other information has been released.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.