Human remains found in Wayne County possibly decades old

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DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Police say human remains found earlier this week in Damascus Township may have been there for close to 20 years.

State Police say the human skeletal remains were discovered wooded area in Damascus Township.

The remains were examined by a forensic anthropologist who says they belong to a middle-aged white female. At this point officials say they suspect foul play.

Meanwhile, police say the scene was worked over the last two days by state police K-9s and scientists. Complete forensic testing will be completed at multiple laboratories across the country.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Pennsylvania State Police Honesdale at (570) 253-7126.

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