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Human bones found at Anderson Park homeless camp area in Tarpon Springs, police say

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Published Aug. 19, 2019

TARPON SPRINGS —Investigators are trying to identify what appear to be human bones found in a wooded area where homeless people camp.

The Tarpon Springs Police Department received a call about the discovery at 6:11 a.m. Monday from a homeless person who was looking for a place to camp.

The location is an isolated wooded area not visible from roads or trails, just inside Anderson Park off U.S. 19, police said in a news release.

None of the evidence immediately recovered shows signs of foul play, police said. The cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner's office.

Police have a tentatyive identification and are working to confirm it.

Anyone with and information may call the Tarpon Springs Police Department Detective Division at (727)938-2849.

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