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Remains found; Police search missing persons files

Alabama Power crews found the remains in a wooded area off Enterprise Drive in Opelika, AL. Source: Andrew Wittenberg Alabama Power crews found the remains in a wooded area off Enterprise Drive in Opelika, AL. Source: Andrew Wittenberg

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OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - Human skeletal remains have been discovered alongside Enterprise Drive in Opelika, Alabama.

Investigators with the Opelika Police Department tell News Leader 9 the remains were found in a wooded area at around 8:00 a.m. CST Thursday, by Alabama Power employees.

We're told the remains have been sent to the state medical examiner's office. Police tell us they are searching through files to see if any of the evidence collected from the crime scene can be tied any missing persons cases.

At this time, investigators have not identified the remains nor determined a cause of death. No other details are being released at this time.

 The Opelika Police Department, Alabama Department of Forensics and the Lee County Coroner's Office are all involved in the investigation.

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