A city Department of Public Works crew was doing maintenance on the sewer near 40th & Garfield at 10:15 a.m. when the workers discovered human remains. Milwaukee Police were called to the scene and now detectives are investigating. An autopsy is pending to determine the sex, age and race of the person. The remains are believed to be from an adult.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau are reviewing reports of missing persons, checking nearby vacant houses for evidence and conducting a door to door canvass in the neighborhood.
The Milwaukee Police Department state that they will share more information with the community when we have the facts.Share on Facebook