Odor leads to investigation

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A “suspicious odor” from a backyard, led to a death investigation. Police were called to the 1100 block of W. Cook St. about 9:15pm Thursday (5/10). When they arrived, officers found what appeared to be human remains in the fenced in backyard of private property.

The coroner was able to confirm the remains as a human female adult, and ios working on possible identification. If you have any information, call Springfield Police at 217-788-8311 and/or Crime Stoppers at 217-788-8427.

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