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Human Remains Found In Sand Dunes

Last updated on Wednesday, September 1, 2010

(GARY, IN) - The human remains found in the Sand Dunes in Gary on Monday are believed to be that of a woman.

The bones are being transferred today to the University of Indianapolis for analysis by forensic anthropologist Dr. Stephen Nawrocki.

Investigators say a man searching for snakes and lizards found the remains in a shallow grave in the wooded sand dunes along U.S. 20 near the Borman Expressway Monday.

The victim was wearing a white nursing scrub top, blue jeans and a light blue and white striped jacket.

Her race, age and identity are unknown.

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