AUSTIN (KXAN) - Homicide investigators with the Austin Police Department are investigating a site near William Cannon and Mopac where human remains have been found.
Police tell KXAN what appears to be human remains were found by a passerby in an area just off Mopac near William Cannon shortly before 11:00 a.m. Saturday.
Police say the body was so badly decomposed that from first glance it's hard to tell whether the remains were a man or woman.
They also say while there were no clear signs of foul play their investigation won't end until they figure out why and how the remains got there.
The bones have been take to the medical examiner's office where an autopsy is being performed.
Police tell us they have very limited information right now and they're waiting for the autopsy results to help them in this case.
If you have any further information contact the Capitol Area Crime Stoppers line at 512-472-TIPS (8477).
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