WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Human skeletal remains were discovered Monday in Westchester rolled up in a carpet, the Yonkers Police Department confirmed.
The Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office will recover the remains and conduct a death investigation.
Police received the report of the discovery around 4:30 p.m. at 165 Bruce Ave., said Sgt. Dean Politopoulous.
Detectives from the Major Case Unit and Crime Scene Unit are investigating the incident, speaking with witnesses, recovering surveillance video, and processing forensic evidence, he said.
Preliminary information has found the aged remains were possibly discarded at the location where they were discovered, and detectives are working to determine the identity and origins of the deceased, police said.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Yonkers Police Detective Division at 914-377-7724, all calls will remain confidential. Anonymous tips can be sent by texting the keyword YPD plus the tip to 847411 .