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Human remains found by construction workers

August 29, 2019 GMT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say human remains were discovered by construction workers east of Tacoma in the Lake Tapps area.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday workers found bones while tearing down a house and clearing property that had been abandoned for several years.

Detectives are working with the medical examiner’s office to determine the identity of the body.