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Human remains found near homeless camp

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police are investigating after human remains were found near a homeless camp in the McCoys Creek area on Monday.

Police said homeless people noticed a bone sticking out of a shoe in the 1500 block of Swan Road and then found more remains.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office dive team searched the creek.

Police said no foul play was suspected.

They said the remains were in the advanced stages of decomposition.

Police said they will check missing persons reports and will try to test for DNA to identify the remains.