Dallas County

Skeletal Remains Found Near Sachse Creek

Investigation ongoing; remains not yet identified by the medical examiner

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Sachse police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found Saturday, police say.

According to the Sachse Police Department, just before 6 p.m. officers were called to the 4500 block of Merritt Road after a work crew found what appeared to be partial skeletal human remains near a creek.

The remains were secured and turned over to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office for examination and identification, police said.

The police department, along with other law enforcement resources, is searching the area in an attempt to locate additional remains of this individual.

According to police, the remains were discovered by a work crew contracted by the landowner to clear the land.

Police said this is an ongoing investigation, and no other information is available at this time.

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