Friday, September 21, 2018
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Human remains found in northeast Hernando County woods

BROOKSVILLE — Human remains were found in a wooded area in northeast Hernando County over the weekend, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday.

Deputies responded to Soap Stone Street and Shellstream Drive about 7:30 p.m. Sunday after receiving a call from a person who found the remains, the Sheriff’s Office said. A forensics team then processed the scene, and the District 5 Medical Examiner’s Office collected and transported the remains to an office in Leesburg.

The Sheriff’s Office has not identified the remains. No additional details were released.

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